Team Member

Dr. Stephanie Daher


Dr. Stephanie Daher is a researcher at the European Foundation for Democracy. She is also a research fellow in contentious politics - MENA at the Centre for Social Sciences Research & Action. She has conducted extensive fieldwork in Lebanon and Tunisia, in addition to visiting research periods at the Institute of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at Durham University (UK) and Centre D'Etudes Maghrébines in Tunisia. She has worked as a research consultant on violent left wing and anarchist terrorism in EU Member States within the framework of a project-based collaboration between Italy and Greece.

She holds a PhD in Political Science and International Relations from the Sant’Anna Advanced School of Studies in Italy, where she specialised in contentious politics and protest movements in the Middle East and North Africa. She also has an MA in World Politics and International Relations from the University of Pavia (Italy) and a Masters Degree in Law from the Lebanese University. Her main research interests include contentious politics in the MENA region, social movements, and security studies.


Email: stephanie.daher [AT]