Mohamed Dhia Hammami


Mohamed Dhia Hammami is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.

His research focuses on the study of politically relevant elites through the lens of social networks in the MENA region. He has previously consulted for a wide range of organizations and initiatives, including Tunisia's Truth and Dignity Commission, the global peacebuilding charity International Alert, the international NGO Avocats Sans Frontières, and the Natural Resources Governance Institute.

As a political analyst, Hammami has written for The Washington Post, Open Democracy and Jadaliyya, among other publications, and he has been widely quoted on Tunisian and Arab affairs, in Reuters, the Associated Press, Agence France-Presse, Bloomberg, The New York Times, the BBC and many other outlets.

"Democracy remains the most effective way to tackle terror, stop bloodshed and political violence in Arab countries."

- JAMAL KHASHOGGI, Al-Arabiya, June 12, 2016

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