The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Social Sciences

Tamirace Fakhoury

Dr. Tamirace Fakhoury is an associate professor of political science and international affairs in the Department of Social Sciences at the Lebanese American University (LAU), and the director of the Institute for Social Justice and Conflict Resolution (ISJCR). Dr. Fakhoury has taught at the summer sessions at the University of California in Berkeley between 2012 and 2016. In fall 2018 and summer 2019, she will be a visiting fellow at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg/ Centre for Global Cooperation Research where she will carry out a project on the European Union’s role in the polycentric governance of displacement.

Dr. Fakhoury earned the Jean Monnet postdoctoral fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy (2010/2011) and the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers at the German Institute of International and Area Studies in Hamburg, Germany (2014/2015). In 2014, she was elected as member of the first Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA). From 2014 until 2016, she was a principal co-investigator on the project Syrian refugees’ justice concerns and access to formal and informal justice in Lebanon.

Her core research and publication areas are: power sharing in divided societies, Euro-Mediterranean migration dynamics and governance, refugee politics in the Middle East, and the role of migrant communities and diasporas in democratization and conflict transformation.

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