Michaël Béchir Ayari
Senior Analyst, Tunisia
Crisis Group role:
Michaël Béchir Ayari joined Crisis Group in 2011 as a consultant and later that year became Crisis Group’s Senior Tunisia Analyst.
Areas of expertise:
- Arab and Muslim world
- Social movements
- Democratic transitions and elections
- Political engagement in authoritarian regimes
Michaël previously worked as Research Associate for the Research and Studies Institute on the Arab and Muslim World (IREMAM). He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Institut d’études politiques d’Aix-en-provence and has extensive research experience on political movements in the Maghreb.