Dr. Elham Manea

European Advisory Board Member and Associate Professor University of Zurich, Switzerland
Dr. Elham Manea | Counter Extremism Project

A dual Yemeni and Swiss national, Dr. Manea is an Associate Professor specializing in the Middle East, a writer and a human rights activist. Her latest publication is “The Arab State and Women’s Rights: The Trap of Authoritarian Governance.” She is a Fulbright scholar with a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Zurich, a Master’s degree in comparative politics from the American University in Washington, DC and a Bachelor’s degree in political science from Kuwait University. She was recently appointed a Member of the Federal Commission for Women’s Affairs by the Swiss Federal Council.