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Sherine el-Taraboulsi-McCarthy

Overseas Development Institute
Research Fellow
London, United Kingdom
Sherine is an expert on aid, conflict and security in the Middle East and North Africa and Europe, with over a decade worth of experience in the sector. Her career has engaged extensively with the challenges of marshalling evidence to improve development and humanitarian policy and practice in the Arab region, with a strong focus on Libya, Yemen, Tunisia, Egypt and the Gulf region. Her research interests include non-Western political theory, state formation and fragility, terrorism and extremist violence, humanitarian action in complex emergencies, state donors and non-state philanthropy in conflict, and the politics of communal loyalty and transnational networks in peace building and protection. Her PhD at the University of Oxford is a socio-historical examination of state - society relations in Libya pre-Gaddafi.