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Abdul-Wahab Kayyali, PhD

Alumnus, Arab Barometer

Areas of Expertise:  Political parties, social movements, civil society, political agency, political organization, ideology, authoritarianism, the Levant, Morocco.

Available for Interviews in: English, Arabic

Abdul-Wahab is an alumnus at Arab Barometer research network where he worked as a Senior Research Specialist from December 2018 through September 2021. He was responsible for managing and developing AB’s policy and strategic relations in MENA. Prior to joining AB, Abdul-Wahab obtained a doctorate in political science from the George Washington University in the United States. His PhD dissertation examined the formation and development of political parties and social movements in Morocco. His research has been supported by the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin and Gerd Bucerius foundation, and the American Political Science Association (APSA) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Workshops, and has been published in the International Journal for Middle East Studies. In addition, he has publishing and journalism experience in the Middle East.

Articles, Publications, Appearances: https://abdulwahabkayyali.com/cv/

Shifting Political, Economic and Social Trends in MENA Post-Covid19

Join Dr. Sahar Khamis and her two guests, Dr. Abdul-Wahab Kayyali and Ms. Salma Al-Shami, in her program “The Bridge” this Friday, June 25th, from 8 to 9 a.m. (EST), LIVE on “U.S. Arab Radio” and Facebook simultaneously, as they discuss a very timely and important topic, namely: the shifts in the political, economic, social and media landscapes in the MENA region (Middle East…

Les Tunisiens sont de moins en moins religieux, en particulier les plus jeunes

Selon la dernière étude d’Arab Baromètre le sentiment religieux recule dans tout le monde arabe. Réalisé auprès de 25 000 personnes dans dix pays du monde arabe, ce sondage montre que la part de la population se présentant comme non-religieuse dépasse même les 45% chez les 18-29 ans en Tunisie. Cela serait une conséquence de la Constitution de 2014. La…

Unge arabiske iværksættere vender tilbage til en usikker hverdag

Fra en dag til den anden forandrede hverdagen sig for Youness og Maram, da Corona-pandemien lukkede Marokko og Jordan ned. I dag forsøger de to unge iværksættere igen at finde fodfæste i en ny virkelighed. Med et overskud på omkring to millioner kroner efterlod 28-årige Youness Ouzari 2019 med en optimisme og en forventning om, at 2020 ville blive endnu…