Carmen Geha

Non-Resident Senior Fellow

Carmen Geha is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration, Leadership and Organisational Development at AUB. She is also the Director of the “Education for Leadership in Crisis” scholarship programme for Afghan women. She is a founding faculty member of the Center for Inclusive Business and Leadership for Women at the Olayan School of Business, an interdisciplinary regional reference for reading gender-inclusive employers across the MENA region. She is currently a Co-Principal Investigator for a regional project to develop the first index measuring Arab women’s economic participation.

Carmen’s research expertise focuses on the nexus of politics and institutional studies with a specialisation in three areas: protest movements, women’s political representation, and refugee policies. Her work has been published most recently in the Middle East Journal, Journal of Refugee Studies, and Middle East Law and Governance.

Carmen is a political activist and advocate for gender equality and refugee protection. She has years of practical experience as a consultant and advisor to a number of international organizations, government agencies, UN agencies, and businesses in the region.