Amr Hamzawy

Director
Middle East Program

Amr Hamzawy is the director of the Carnegie Middle East Program. He studied political science and developmental studies in Cairo, The Hague, and Berlin.

Amr Hamzawy is the director of the Carnegie Middle East Program. He studied political science and developmental studies in Cairo, The Hague, and Berlin. He was previously an associate professor of political science at Cairo University and a professor of public policy at the American University in Cairo.

His research and teaching interests as well as his academic publications focus on democratization processes in Egypt, tensions between freedom and repression in the Egyptian public space, political movements and civil society in Egypt, contemporary debates in Arab political thought, and human rights and governance in the Arab world. His new book On The Habits of Neoauthoritarianism – Politics in Egypt Between 2013 and 2019 appeared in Arabic in September 2019.

Hamzawy is a former member of the People’s Assembly after being elected in the first Parliamentary elections in Egypt after the January 25, 2011 revolution. He is also a former member of the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights. Hamzawy contributes a weekly op-ed to the Arab daily al-Quds al-Arabi.

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  • An Expiry Date for Despots?
    • December 04, 2019

    An Expiry Date for Despots?

    A new wave of Arab uprisings suggests that the authoritarian bargain of the past may be collapsing.

  • Egypt’s Orwellian Populisms
    • November 08, 2016

    Egypt’s Orwellian Populisms

    The ruling establishment claims to defend the people even as its actions target the people.

  • Down by Law
    • October 20, 2016

    Down by Law

    The latest from Egypt’s government is that pessimism is a crime.

Education

Ph.D, Free University of Berlin; M.A. Institute of Social Studies, The Hague; M.A., University of Amsterdam; B.Sc., Cairo University

Languages
  • Arabic
  • English
  • German
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