Zaynab El Bernoussi

Domaine de recherche


Pays de résidence



Visiting Scholar, Assistant Professor


Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Al Akhawayn University

Adresse électronique

Pays de spécialisation

Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Global South.


MIF, Instituto de Empresa
MPA, Columbia University
PhD, Université catholique de Louvain


Postcolonial Theory, Politics of Dignity, Nasserism, Politics of Egypt, Constitutional Process in Tunisia, Economic and Political Development, Sino-Arab relations.


Research Methodology, Politics of North Africa and the Middle East, Politcs of the Global South, Political Economy of North Africa and the Middle East, International Political Economy, Globalization, Governance.


- Asia Pacific Affairs Council Journal, ‘North African Textiles Shifting to Vietnam’? Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University (Winter 2011)
- Book review: Chatterjee, Partha (2011). Lineages of Political Society. (International Sociology, March 2014).
- El Bernoussi, Zaynab. "The postcolonial politics of dignity: From the 1956 Suez nationalization to the 2011 Revolution in Egypt." International Sociology (2014): 0268580914537848.
- El Bernoussi, Zaynab. "Dignity: Its History and Meaning By Michael Rosen, Harvard University Press. 2012. 200 pages. $21.95 hardback." Social Forces (2014): sou130. DOI : 10.1093/sf/sou130
- “China’s Civilizational Diplomacy” Politics, Project Syndicate, December 5, 2016.
- “What Price Dignity?” Arab Awakening, Open Democracy, October 20, 2015.
- “Allah, the state, or Mom,” Arab Awakening, Open Democracy, May 14, 2014.
- “La Négociation Interculturelle,” in Le Management Interculturel: Concepts, approches, problématiques et pratiques, Abderrahman Hassi, Mohammed Amine Balambo, and Khalid Limamy, eds, Imprimerie Dar El Maarif El Jadida: Rabat, 2016, pp. 145-162.


Postcolonial Studies, Egypt, Tunisia, North Africa, Dignity, Economic and Political Development,