Fellowship period: 1 January 2020 - 30 June 2020
Emadeddin Badi is a researcher and political analyst whose research focuses on governance, conflict and the political economy of Libya and the Sahel.
Emad has worked with multiple organizations in Libya as a consultant researcher. He focused in particular on mainstreaming conflict sensitivity within the programming of post-conflict stabilization initiatives Libya, and more broadly, producing research on local conflict dynamics and non-state actors.
Emad often provides commentary and publishes papers, blog posts and analytical pieces regarding Libya’s political, economic and security developments, with the aim of informing foreign policy towards the country.
He is a non-resident fellow with the Middle East Institute’s Countering Terrorism and Extremism Program. Emad holds a BA from the University of Essex, a BSc from the University of Tripoli and is currently completing an MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development at SOAS, University of London. He is fluent in Arabic, French and English.