Associate Research Fellow, Turkey and Middle East Program
- Jihadism, radicalization and political violence
- participation of women in armed groups
A Doctor in political science, Dalia Ghanem is a Resident Researcher at the Carnegie Endowment for Peace, Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut. Her work focuses on political and extreme violence, jihadism, and radicalization, with a particular focus on Algeria. Her expertise also focuses on gender issues including research on the participation of women in jihadist groups but also in the armies.
Very active in the think-tanks scene, Dalia Ghanem is also a regular commentator in Arab and international media. Prior to joining Carnegie in 2013, Dalia Ghanem was an associate professor at Williams College, Massachusetts, and a research assistant at the Center for Policy Analysis and Regulation at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. Dalia Ghanem is fluent in French, Arabic and English.
The Shifting Foundations of Political Islam in Algeria CARNEGIE Middle East Center Paper, April 2019
Understanding Algeria’s various Islamist communities—including militant groups, moderate factions, and grassroots movements—offers a window into the country’s uncertain sociopolitical future.
Since February 22, thousands and then millions of Algerians have taken to the streets every Friday to protest against the fifth term of their ailing eighty-two-year-old president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika.