Christina Hellmich

Associate Professor in International Relations and Middle East Studies, University of Reading

Dr Hellmich is a specialist in the Middle East politics (especially Yemen and the Arab Gulf) with a particular research interest in Political Islam, International Security and Global Health. During fieldwork in Iraq and the Yemen she has conducted extensive research into the role of Islamic preaching in the process of radicalization as well as gender relations and women's health. Her recent work examined the contested nature of Al-Qaeda and changing notions of the Pan-Islamic ideal.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor in International Relations and Middle East Studies, University of Reading