Dr. Juline Beaujouan is a passionate researcher and educator with transdisciplinary experience in the field of Peace and Conflict Studies and a keen interest in collaborative and responsible research practices. She is currently a Post-doctoral Research Fellow with the Peace and Conflict Resolution Evidence Platform (PeaceRep), based at the University of Edinburgh.

Juline combines academic expertise with evidence-based policy-making and community inclusion and engagement, which she developed over eight years of field experience across Europe and the Middle East and North Africa. She uses her permanent engagement with the ground to provide contextual and need-based analysis that informs European foreign affairs and public diplomacy policy priorities. She also delivers tailored training to governmental and intergovernmental institutions on geopolitical and humanitarian issues in the Middle East, particularly in Iraq and Syria.

Juline is the co-editor of the volumes Syrian Crisis, Syrian Refugees – Voices from Jordan and Lebanon (Palgrave, 2020) and Vulnerability and Resilience to Violent Extremism – An Actor-Centric Approach (Routledge, 2023) and co-author of Islam, IS and the Fragmented State: The Challenges of Political Islam in the MENA Region (Routledge, 2021).

Education
BA in Law, Languages and Civilizations, University Paris-Sud XI
MA in International Studies, University Paris-Sud XI
MSc in Defense, Development and Diplomacy, Durham University
Certificate in Arabic, SOAS, University of London,
PhD in Politics, Durham University

Countries/regions of expertise
Middle East and North Africa, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria

Issues of expertise
Non-state armed actors, political Islam, violent extremism, ethno-sectarian relations, (local) conflict management, state-making

Languages
Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Kurmanji

Contact Information

Please contact MEI’s media relations manager, Rachel Dooley, at rdooley@mei.edu or 202-785-1141 ext. 241 for assistance contacting this expert.

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