Director of the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, American University in Cairo

Ibrahim Awad is a political scientist and political economist. At present, he is a professor of practice of global affairs and the director of the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at The American University in Cairo. He holds a BA in political science from Cairo University and a PhD in political science from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

He has worked for the League of Arab States, the United Nations and the International Labor Organization, holding positions such as secretary of the commission, UN-ESCWA; director, ILO Sub-Regional Office for North Africa; and director, ILO International Migration Program.

Experience

  • –present
    Center for Migration and Refugee Studies, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, the American University in Cairo, American University in Cairo