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Hager Ali

Research Fellow

Doctoral Student

Short CV

  • Since 10/2018: Research Fellow / Doctoral Student at GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies and at GIGA Doctoral Programme

  • 09/2016 - 01/2018: Student Assistant at the Student Recruitment Office of the Central European University Budapest (Internship)

  • 12/2014 - 02/2016: Research Assistant at the Faculty of Social Science, Goethe University Frankfurt. Chair of Sociology specializing in Quantitative Analyses of Social Change

  • 08/2015 - 10/2015: Internship at the Leibniz-Institute Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF – HSFK), Frankfurt am Main

  • Since 2010: Freelance Journalist

  • Education: M.A. in Political Science, Central European University Budapest; B.A. in Political Science and Sociology, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main


Current Research

  • Civil-Military Relations in the Middle East and North Africa

  • Regime Change, Regime Stability, Democratization

  • Authoritarian Regimes, Authoritarian Institutions

  • Research Methodology


Countries and Regions

  • Middle East

  • North Africa


Research Programme

  • Accountability and Participation


Projects