Robin Beaumont is the MENA program officer. His research examines contemporary expressions of Shia political Islam in Iraq.
He is a PhD candidate in Political Studies at EHESS in Paris, and an Associate PhD candidate at the Institut Français du Proche-Orient (Ifpo).
A graduate of the École normale supérieure and of Sciences Po Paris, Robin was a Junior Research Fellow of the ERC Wafaw program (2013-2016). Trained in Arabic at Ifpo in Damascus, he conducts field research in Iraq and neighboring countries.
Research Area: Iraq Languages: Arabic, English, French, German