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Maitha Alsuwaidi

Research Specialist, Arab Barometer

Areas of Expertise: Social media news, Arab Gulf, public policy, political sociology, Arab youth art movements

Available for interviews in: English, Arabic

Maitha Alsuwaidi is a Research Specialist at the Arab Barometer. She is responsible for assisting the team in completing data validation, producing data visualizations, and conducting statistical analysis of AB survey data. She joined the research network in 2023 after completing her master’s degree in Public Policy at the University of Oxford. Previously, she completed her bachelor’s in Political Science at New York University Abu Dhabi, where she underwent a thesis that used an online survey experiment to investigate the influence of social media news on public opinion in the region.