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Sultan Barakat

CHS Director

Sultan Barakat is the Director of the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS), which he founded in 2016 and a Professor at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies in Doha, Qatar

Sansom Milton

Senior Research Fellow

Sansom Milton is a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies. Prior to joining the Center he worked as a Research Fellow at the Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit...

Mona Hedaya

Research Fellow

Mona Hedaya is a Research Fellow at the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies. Her main role is to provide research support to projects led by Professor Sultan Barakat...

Sana Tariq

Research Fellow

Sana Tariq is a research fellow at the Centre for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies. She previously worked for UNESCO to design community-based peacebuilding program- ming in Yemen...

Moumena Alajrad

Director's Office Manager

Moumena Alajrad holds a Bachelor’s degree in English language and literature from Damascus University, a Higher Diploma in Tourist and Hotel management from the Syrian Ministry of Tourism, and an MSW in Social Work and Community Development...

Rand Odeh

Communications Officer/Content Creator

After graduating from the University of Leeds with a Bachelor's degree in International History and Politics in 2019, Rand began working at CHS as a communications officer/content creator...

Wadee Al-Arabeed

Research Assistant

Alarabeed is a research assistance at the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS). He was a Project Coordinator & Legal Editor at the Law for Palestine Organization based in Manchester...

Abeedah Diab

Research Intern

Abeedah Diab is a research intern at the Centre for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies. Prior to joining CHS, she interned for various organizations, including the Brookings Institution, Teach for Qatar, and Al Jazeera English...

Yasmine Kalla

Research Intern

Yasmeen Kalla graduated from Georgetown University in Qatar with a Bachelor’s degree in International Politics and a minor in Arabic. During her time at GU-Q, she gained exposure to a variety of fields through her internships at White & Case LLP, Al-Jazeera Media Network...

Abdulfatah Mohammed

Visiting Research Fellow

Dr. Abdulfatah S. Mohamed is a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies and a visiting Assistant Professor at the College of Islamic Studies, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha, Qatar...

Ehsan Zia

Visiting Research Fellow

Mr. Zia completed his masters from the University of York in Post War Recovery Studies in 2000 and has 35 years of experience. His experience relates to peacebuilding, governance...

Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf

Professor of Anthropology at Georgetown University Qatar

Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf is a Professor of Anthropology and author of Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan: Politics and the Body in a Squatter Settlement (U. of Chicago Press 2009); Female Circumcision: Multicultural Perspectives (Ed.)

Mariam Al-Misnad

Executive Director of Administration and Finance

​Mariam Al-Misnad has over 15 years of experience in institutional work, focusing on management and strategic planning in community,

Barnett Rubin

Political Scientist

Dr. Barnett R. Rubin was Associate Director of the Center on International Cooperation of New York University during 2000-2020 and is now a non-resident fellow of both CIC and the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft.

Peter de Clercq

Senior Advisor

Mr. Peter de Clercq, originally from the Netherlands, is currently a Senior Advisor to UNDP on Internal Displacement,

Hamid E. Ali

Dean of the School of Public Administration and Development Economics

Dr. Hamid E. Ali received, an M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000, and a PhD in Economics and Public Policy from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004.

Ali Al-Za'tari

Consultant

Mr. Ali Al-Za'tari worked for the UN for many years in various countries and assumed several levels of responsibility

Khaled Diab

Consultant

Khaled Diab has extensive experience and knowledge working in the humanitarian field.

Marwan Kabalan

Director of the Unit for Policy Studies at ACRPS

Dr. Marwan Kabalan is a Syrian academic and writer.

Haidar Saeed

Head of Research Department

Dr. Haider Saeed is Head of Research Department at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS), and Editor-In-Chief of "Siyasat Arabia" (Arab Politics), an academic peer-reviewed journal that is published by ACRPS.

Marwa Farag

Associate Professor

Dr. Marwa Farag is an Associate Professor at the School of Public Administration and Development Economics, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies in Qatar.

Ghassan Elkahlout

Head of Conflict Management and Humanitarian Action MA Program

Dr. Ghassan Elkahlout is an Assistant Professor and serves as Head of the MA Program in Conflict Management and Humanitarian Action at the Doha Graduate Institute.

Diala R. Hawi

Assistant Professor of Social Psychology

Dr. Diala R. Hawi earned her PhD in social psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Elia Zureik

Professor Emeritus in Sociology at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario

Dr. Zureik is a Professor Emeritus in Sociology at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario where he was awarded the Research Excellence Award.

Hani El-Banna

Co-founder of Islamic Relief

Dr. Hany El-Banna OBE is the co-founder of Islamic Relief, the largest Western-based international Muslim relief and development NGO, established in 1984 in Birmingham, UK.

Tariq Dana

Assistant Professor

Dr. Tariq Dana is an assistant professor of conflict and humanitarian studies at Doha Institute for Graduate Studies and adjunct lecturer at Northwestern University, Qatar.

Samir Qouta

Head of Psychology Dept. at the Doha institute

Dr. Samir Qouta, a clinical Psychologist, was born in January 1956 in Gaza, Palestine. He received his Psychology degree from Ein Shams University and his PhD from Amsterdam University.

Ibrahim Khatib

Visiting Assistant Professor, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

Dr. Khatib is a visiting assistant professor in the Conflict Management and Humanitarian Action program at Doha Institute. He completed his PhD in political science in 2018 at Humboldt University of Berlin.

Tamer Qarmout

Assistant Professor

Dr. Tamer Qarmout is an Assistant Professor in the Public Policy and Public Administration program at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies.

Amr Ragab

Assistant Professor

Dr. Amr Ragab is an Assistant Professor of Development Economics at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies.

Sara Mubarak Al Hajri

Graduate

Sara Mubarak Al Hajri has a Master's degree in Conflict Management and Humanitarian Action that she obtained in 2019 from the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies where she submitted her thesis titled 'A Study of the Practices of Peacemaking in Afghanistan: Future Perspectives and Recommendations for Qatari Intervention'.

Mohammed Al Otbey

Graduate

Mohammed Al Oteby has more than eight years of experience in private institutions and NGOs.

Mohammed Kafoud

Graduate

Mohammed Kafoud obtained a Master's degree in Conflict Management and Humanitarian Action .

Muneera Al Khayareen

Graduate

Muneera Al Khayareen has a Master's degree in Conflict Management and Humanitarian Action from the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

Sarah Al Khayarin

Student

Sarah Al Khayarin's major is in Conflict Management and Humanitarian Action, a field she is passionate about. Her research interests focus on conflict resolution, humanitarian diplomacy, small state mediation, education during conflict, post-war reconstruction, and humanitarian financing during crisis.

Fatima Abdeen

Student

In 2017, Fatime Abdeen graduated from Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK with a bachelor's degree in Business and Marketing Management. She is currently a second-year student in Conflict Management and Humanitarian Action at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies.

Dana Al Thani

Student

Al-Thani received her BA in Administration and Economics from Qatar University with distinction in 2016, and she enrolled in the MSc in Conflict Management and Humanitarian Action at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies between 2019-2021.

Ali Al Henzab

Graduate

Ali Al Henzab is a researcher interested in conflict issues, humanitarian work, and human rights in the Middle East.

Yousef Al Mullah

Student

Yousef Al Mulla works as a Humanitarian Aid Researcher at the Qatar Fund for Development.

Nasser Mohammed Al-Nabit

Student

Nasser has seven years of practical experience in aviation, including flight education and training program management, aircraft maintenance and safety management.

Maryam Al Mahmoud

Student

Maryam Al-Mahmoud is a master's student of the Conflict Management and Humanitarian Action (CMHA) program, at Doha Institute,