Mohammed Masbah

Mohammed Masbah is the founder and president of the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis (MIPA). He is a political sociologist whose work centers on public policy, democratization, and political Islam, with a focus on North Africa. Dr. Masbah is an associate fellow at Chatham House in London and an adjunct professor at Mohammed V University. He was previously a non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center, and a fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, SWP) in Berlin. Dr. Masbah obtained his PhD in Sociology from Mohammad V University in Rabat. He is a recipient of the 2018 APN Individual Research Fellowship award. His recent publications include: “Moroccan Jihadists: Local and Global Dimensions,” Al Jazeera Centre for Studies, 2021; “Trust in Institutions Index 2020”, Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis, 2020; “Rise and Endurance: Moderate Islamists and Electoral Politics in the Aftermath of the ‘Moroccan Spring’” in Islamists and the Politics of the Arab Uprisings: Governance, Pluralisation and Contention, eds. Hendrik Kraetzschmar and Paola Rivetti (Edinburgh University Press, 2018).

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