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Dr Ahmed Morsy

Associate Senior Researcher

Dr Ahmed Morsy

Ahmed Morsy

Dr Ahmed Morsy is an Associate Senior Researcher in the SIPRI Middle East and North Africa Programme, focusing on state-society relations and post-conflict dynamics in the MENA region. His research interests include foreign and security policies in the Middle East as well as political reform in the Arab world.

Before joining SIPRI, he was Senior Analyst at Eurasia Group providing research, analysis and risk assessments focusing on North African political and socio-economic issues. Ahmed was the Manager of the MENA program at the American Political Science Association (APSA), and he is a co-founder of the Arab Political Science Network (APSN). He received his PhD in International Relations from the University of St Andrews, focusing on Egypt’s policy towards Iran. His work has been published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Middle East Institute, Atlantic Council and the Tahrir Institute, among others.

Subject expertise

State-society relations, Foreign and security politics, Political reform, Socio-economic development

Regional expertise

Middle East and North Africa, United States

Arabic, English

PhD in International Relations, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

United States
External publications