Director, Migration Programme
European University Institute
PhD, Sorbonne University, France. Sociologist and demographer. Formerly: Director, Center for Migration and Refugee Studies, American University in Cairo; Senior Researcher, French National Institute for Demographic Studies; Visiting Professor, Harvard University; Director, Centre for Economic Legal and Social Studies, Cairo. Author: Mediterranean Migration Report 2008; Jeunesse du Monde Arabe: Défis et Opportunités; Générations Arabes; Christians and Jews Under Islam; The Economy of the Middle East in a Prospect of Peace; The Atlas of the Arab World Geopolitics and Society; Réserves de Main-d'Oeuvre et Rente Pétrolière, les Migrations vers le Golfe. Expertise and interests: migration and refugee movements, population and politics in Muslim countries, family building, demographic methodologies and their application to developing countries.