Xavier Guignard is the Secretary General of Noria. Specialist of the the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the policies of the Palestinian Authority, his research also examines post-conflict mechanisms, authoritarianism, and local-national power dynamics.
Lecturer at Sciences Po Paris since 2015, he previously taught at Al-Quds University (Palestine, 2014-15) and Paris Pantheon Sorbonne University. He is associate researcher at the Institut Français du Proche-Orient since 2012 and worker with the ERC program “When Authoritarianism Fails in the Arab World” from 2013 to 2017.
He holds a degree in Political Science from Paris-1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, where he is currently finishing his PhD. He carried out research in Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan, and has opened new fieldwork in Libya and Tunisia.
Research Area: Palestine, Libya Languages: English, French