More about Dr. Claire Beaugrand

Lecturer in Sociology of the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula
Beaugrand graduated from SciencesPo (Paris) and Sorbonne University (History, Paris 1, Pantheon-Sorbonne) before obtaining an MSc (Development Studies) from the London School of Economics (LSE). She wrote her PhD in the International Relations Department at the LSE (2010) under the supervision of late Professor Fred Halliday, and funded by a scholarship from the CEFAS (French Centre for Archaeology and Social Sciences). After working as a Gulf Senior Analyst with the International Crisis Group (ICG), she joined the newly established branch of the Institut Français du Proche Orient, in the occupied Palestinian Territories (2013- 17). she was a core-researcher in the ERC-funded WAFAW project (2013-17), responsible of the research axis on “Diaspora and Arab revolutions and transitions” and is a founding and editorial board member of the website Orientxxi.org (French/Arabic/English).