Tamirace Fakhoury is Associate professor of Political Sciences and International Affairs in the Department of Social Sciences and the Associate Director of the Institute of Social Justice and Conflict Resolution (ISJCR) at Lebanese American University, with core research and publication areas on power-sharing in divided societies; Euro-Mediterranean migration dynamics and governance; Arab states’ coping mechanisms with forced migration, and the role of immigrant communities and diasporas in democratization, and conflict transformation.
A Visiting lecturer in the summer sessions (2012 – 2016) and a visiting post-doctoral scholar at the Center of Middle Eastern Studies (2011) at the University of California at Berkeley, Professor Fakhoury was also a visiting fellow and recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (2014–2017) and a research fellow and recipient of the Jean Monnet fellowship, at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy (2010-2011). In 2014, she has been elected as a member of the first Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA), while she is also a member of the core coordination team of the Global Migration Policy Associates (GMPA) in Geneva.
She is the co-author of many books and articles in peer-reviewed journals, including International Journal of Middle East Studies, International Spectator, European Foreign Affairs Review, Current History, International Migration, and Middle East Policy. Among her recent publications are: “The European Union’s Engagement in Conflict Processes and Conflict Spillovers: The Case of Lebanon since the Outbreak of the Syrian War” (2017), “Securitizing Migration: The European Union in the Context of the Post-2011 Arab Upheavals” (2016).