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We Are Hiring | Senior Research Specialist

The Senior Research Specialist works directly under the Arab Barometer Project Director. The Senior Research Specialist assists in questionnaire development, perform quality control procedures, assist in statistical analysis, undertake data analysis to support reports and conduct data analysis in support of presentations reports for dissemination of the findings. The Senior Research Specialist is also responsible for conducting analysis using Arab…

CPP hosts e-workshop on governance in Mena region

The College of Public Policy (CPP), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), in collaboration with Brookings Doha Center (BDC) hosted an e-workshop on ‘Governance in the Mena Region: What Can we Learn from Responses to COVID19?’. The e-workshop addressed the institutional and governance challenges facing countries of the Mena region that have been exacerbated and exposed as a result…

Dr. Amaney Jamal’s Election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts & Sciences today announced Dr. Amaney Jamal’s election to the Academy. Dr. Jamal is elected amongst the Academy’s newest members of 276 artists, scholars, scientists, and leaders in the public, non-profit, and private sectors. The Arab Barometer’s team is immensely delighted that Dr. Jamal will be a member of the Academy and will be joining…

PEER REVIEW: Arab Barometer

The Arab Barometer is a nonpartisan research network, hosted at Princeton University, which provides insight into the social, political, and economic attitudes and values of people across the Arab world. They have been conducting high quality and reliable public opinion surveys in the MENA region since 2006 and make the data publicly available (free of charge) on their website. The Arab Barometer is currently updating…

How ordinary Arab citizens see their Present and Future

All of us are after exploring views of ordinary citizens– not least the decision makers who want to guarantee that their policies hit it right. What do findings from the Arab Barometer, Baseera and other survey research tell us about , for instance , who is the enemy/friend; how is Shari’a to be applied ; what do people think about…

What it is like to live in the Arab world today?

Join CEPS next Tuesday, January 28,2020, to discuss our latest wave of survey findings with Michael Robbins, Director of the Arab Barometer, MEP Isabel Santos, Chair of the Delegation for Relations with the Mashreq Countries and Rosamaria Gili, Head of Division Maghreb, EEAS.

Call for Applications for a Two-Year Program of Research and Training

“Contributing to solutions for marginalized communities in the Arab region: A Two-Year Program of Research and Training” January 2019 – September 2020 The University of Michigan and Princeton University are pleased to announce a Call for Applications for early-career Ph.D.s (advanced graduate students will also be considered) for a two-year program consisting of four workshops focused on developing or enhancing…

The Arab Barometer

In 2005, Amaney Jamal, Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics and director of the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, and Mark Tessler, a political science professor at the University of Michigan, jointly launched the Arab Barometer, a project designed to document and record public sentiment through polling in countries across the Middle East and North Africa. Now…