Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck

Visiting Scholar
Middle East Center
Ghanem-Yazbeck is a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center. She is a political scientist with expertise in jihadism, political violence, extremist violence, and terrorism, with a focus on Algeria.

PhD, University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines 
MA, University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin en Yvelines and University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne
BA, University of Algiers

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French

Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck is a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut. She is an expert on extremist violence, terrorism, and the radicalization process, with a focus on Islamism and jihadism in Algeria.

Ghanem-Yazbeck was a research assistant at the Center for Political Analysis and Regulation at the University of Versailles, and she also served as a teaching associate at Williams College prior to joining Carnegie. She has been a guest speaker in various conferences, including a 2011 Versailles University conference on massacres in Algeria and a 2010 Williams College colloquial on Gillo Pontecorvo’s film The Battle of Algiers.

She has published on political and extremist violence, including work on Islamism in Algeria and the participation of women in jihadi groups.

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