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Dr. Ibrahim Elnur


DPhil PhD BSc

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Website: Work


Previously: director of the Middle East Research Awards (MEAwards) at the Population Council, Cairo (1999-2001); visiting researcher, OAS-AUC, co-founder and coordinator of the Group for Alternative Policies for Sudan (GAPS) (1996-1999; visiting research fellow, 1993, RSP/International development centre, University of Oxford(1993) Bergen University (2006),  (associate professor, El Fatih University, Tripoli, Libya (1995-1996); head, Department of Economics, Juba University, Sudan (1990-1995); and assistant professor, Juba University, Sudan (since 1986).  Ibrahim Elnur is currently chair of political science department at AUC and coordinator of development studies; member of the editorial board of the European Training Foundation (ETF), Turin, Italy, 2009-2015; elected member of the Internal Conflicts Sub-Committee of International Peace Research Association (IPRA) Conference: Building Sustainable Futures, Enacting Peace and Development, Leuven, 15-19 July 2008 and reelected member in August 2014. His current research and teaching interests include the following: development and international political economy, population dynamics with emphasis on migration-development nexus, public policy, economics of education, health, and war and reconstruction. His publications and research interests focus on reconstruction of war-torn communities, the state and globalization, urban poverty, changing conditions of educated elite reproduction, new urbanities-ruralities, modernities, survival strategies, feminization of the labor process and family dynamics, alternative development policies, as well as the economics of education and health.
DPhil in Development Studies, Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, United Kingdom; Doctorate in Economic Science, KMU, Budapest, Hungary, December, 1979; BS (honors), Pure Theory, University of Khartoum, April, 1973; BS in Economics, Cairo University, Egypt (1970).

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