Amro Ali was a visiting researcher at Global Governance from October until December 2015. He achieved his Master of Diplomacy from the Australian National University and was a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney. Amro Ali examined the crisis of political legitimacy resulting from cross-border institutions, and how this reflects in regime posturing and the socio-political dimensions of the public space at the WZB.
Amro writes for OpenDemocracy, Guardian, Atlantic Council, Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy, and blogs at amroali.com and administrates the Facebook group Alexandria Scholars.
He has recently written for two edited books: Mediating the Arab Uprisings and Wired Citizenship: Youth Learning and Activism in the Middle East.