Dr Shaimaa Magued is an Ernst Mach research fellow at the OIIP from October 2021 to July 2022. She is also an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. She completed her PhD at SciencesPo Aix in International Relations of the Middle East in 2012. Shaimaa’s research interests centre on International Relations of the Middle East, Turkish Foreign policy, Turkish-Arab Relations, and Transnational Advocacy. She specifically examines questions on identity politics and their impact on intra-regional dynamics and the nature of interstate relations.
- International Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies from University of Glasgow, Dublin City University, Charles University in Prague, 2019-2021 (ongoing). Thesis: Smartening European borders: are we automating discrimination?
- BA (Joint Hons) Law and Social Anthropology, University of London (School of Oriental and African Studies), 2015-2018
- Intern, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, 2019
- Cultural Mediator and Interpreter, Court of Rome, 2019
- Legal Researcher, Bail Observation Project, 2017-2018
- Student Strategy and Security Journal, Brexit: a severe challenge to the EU’s ability to implement its Global Strategy. Pending Publication, February 2021
- Student Strategy and Security Journal, Can the use of mass surveillance as a means of intelligence collection ever be ethically justified? Pending Publication, March 2021