Dr. Tamirace Fakhoury

Email: tamirace.fakhoury@lau.edu.lb

Website: http://sas.lau.edu.lb/social-sciences/people/tamirace-fakhoury.php



Dr. Tamirace Fakhoury is an associate professor of political science in the Department of Social Sciences at the Lebanese American University (LAU), and the director of the Institute for Social Justice and Conflict Resolution (ISJCR). She is a partner investigator in the H2020 project on Migration Governance and Asylum Crises (MAGYC), and a co-principal investigator in a project tackling the nexus between transitional justice and Syrian refugee return. Tamirace has taught at the summer sessions at the University of California in Berkeley between 2012 and 2016. In 2018/2019, she has been a visiting fellow at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg/ Centre for Global Cooperation Research in Germany where she carried out a project on the European Union’s role in the governance of displacement. Tamirace has widely published on migration governance in the international system with focus on Arab refugee hosting states and on the external dimension of the EU’s migration policy.  She is the author of “Multi-level Governance and Migration Politics in the Arab World: The Case of Syria’s Displacement” in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies  (2018)  and “Governance Strategies and Refugee Response: Lebanon in the Face of Syrian Displacement” International Journal of Middle East Studies (2017).