Democratization and political economy of the Middle East
Ibrahim El Houdaiby, a former associate fellow at DGAP, is a political researcher and author. He formerly worked as a senior researcher at the House of Wisdom Foundation for Strategic Studies in Cairo. As a graduate of the American University in Cairo (2005), he holds a BA in political science and an MA in political science and development studies (2012). He also earned a diploma in Islamic studies and an MA in Islamic Sharia from the High Institute of Islamic Studies.
He writes a weekly column for the Arabic daily Al-Shorouk, and is an English-language freelance columnist for Al-Ahram Online.