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Wassim Mroue

Wassim Mroue
Name
Wassim Mroue
Title
Organisation
Politics and International Relations School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK
Telephone
E-Mail
Research Interests
Middle East Politics, IR and Middle East, Sectarianism, the Gulf region, Israeli-Palestinian conflict
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/politics_and_ir/wassim_mroue

My PhD research project investigates what  drives relations between same sect political groups within wider sectarian civil wars. My case study is the Hezbollah-Amal conflict of the 1980s, a phase of Lebanon's civil war which has  rarely been in spotlight. 

Supervisors

  • Ewan Stein
  • Jamie Allinson 

Education 

2009-2013: Lebanese American University

MA in International Affairs 

"Kamal Jumblatt: The Path from System Reform to System Change" 

2005-2008: Lebanese American University 

BS in Economics (with distinction)

Working Experience

2010-2016: Local editor and senior reporter 

 Lebanon’s The Daily Star newspaper