Noureddine Jebnoun

Noureddine Jebnoun teaches at Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.

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In Tunisia, he served as Professor of strategy and geopolitics at the National War College, the Command and Staff College, and the National Defense Institute (1998–2004). He taught at the National Defense University's Africa Center for Strategic Studies in Washington, D.C. (2013–2016). His main research interests include Middle East politics, contentious politics, social movements and popular activism in North Africa, comparative Arab civil-military relations, democratic security governance, conflicts trends and cross-border movements and refugees and internal displacment in the Sahel-Sahara region, and Islamist politics. He holds a Ph.D in Political Science from the University of Paris I-Pantheon Sorbonne (1996). Dr. Jebnoun has been interviewed for commentary by a wide range of media including CNN, BBC, National Public Radio, Al Jazeera, and Al Jazeera English.