Agnès Favier is a Research Fellow at the Middle East Directions Programme of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies.
She has been an external collaborator at the European University Institute of Florence, Italy (EUI) since March 2016. Her main research interests are in social and political transformations in Syria after the 2011 revolution, with a focus on dynamics of local governance.
Prior to this, her main research focus was Lebanese politics and included protests movements, local governance, and post-conflict management in Lebanon. She has significant experience as an independent consultant and an analyst on the MENA region for European organisations and governmental bodies.