Zaynab El Bernoussi teaches globalization, politics, and political economy of North Africa and the Middle East, international political economy, and development politics at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Al Akhawayn University. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Al Akhawayn University, a Master in Finance from IE Business School, and a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University.

She started her doctoral studies in International Relations at the University of Hong Kong and is now continuing her program at the Catholic University of Louvain under the supervision of Professor Vincent Legrand and Professor Baudouin Dupret.

El Bernoussi is a Fulbright alumna and was a Carnegie visiting scholar at the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations under the mentorship of Professor Charles Kurzman.

Last Updated: December 22, 2016

China’s Risky Power Play in the Arab World

Eric Olander, Cobus van Staden & more
International Relations Professor Zaynab El Bernoussi from Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco, joins Eric and Cobus this week to discuss her recent column on China’s growing influence in the Middle East and North Africa. Professor El...