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PhD Researcher in International Relations & Political Science
Areas of expertise
  • Comparative politics
  • Security Studies
Geographical Region of Expertise
  • North America
  • North Africa

PhD Thesis


Title: The Rise of Social Movements & Regime Upgrading – A Comparative Analysis

PhD Supervisor: Keith Krause




Zakaria is a PhD candidate who focuses on Comparative Politics and International Relations as it relates to the United States, North Africa, and the Greater Mediterranean region. His research touches on contentious politics, social mobilization/collective action, and security studies. Naturally, he is interested in exploring questions relating to good governance through public policy. Zakaria holds a Master in International Relations & Political Science from the Graduate Institute, Geneva and a Bachelor in International Relations/Peace & Conflict Studies from Colgate University (USA).