Dr. Alaa Tartir
Arab Reform Initiative Team
Senior Researcher and Director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Tartir is also a Research Associate and Academic Coordinator at The Geneva Graduate Institute, a Global Fellow at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), a Program and Policy Advisor to Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, and a Governing Board Member of The Arab Reform Initiative (ARI). Amongst other positions, Tartir worked as a Senior Researcher and Project Lead at the Small Arms Survey, a Visiting Professor at Sciences Po, a Fellow at The Geneva Centre for Security Policy, and a Researcher in International Development Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), where he earned his PhD. He is co-editor of Resisting Domination in Palestine: Mechanisms and Techniques of Control, Coloniality and Settler Colonialism (2023), Political Economy of Palestine: Critical, Interdisciplinary, and Decolonial Perspectives (2021) and Palestine and Rule of Power: Local Dissent vs. International Governance (2019).