Research Associate - Libya Initiative
Omar Sheira is a Research Associate at the Middle East Directions Programme of the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies. He works on the research mentorship track of the Libya Initiative project which focuses on developing the policy research capacity of a team of Libya-based junior analysts. His work is divided between training the team on research methodology and guiding the development of their research. Omar has previously worked at Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies in Cairo. His research has focused on quantitative approaches to security in Egypt and state-building in the Middle East.