Dr. Alaa Badr

Dr. Alaa Badr is postdoctoral researcher and educator.

She has more than a decade long experience in researching and teaching in Italy, France, the UK and Egypt.

She earned her PhD in Political Philosophy from the the Political and Social Sciences Department at the EUI.

She holds a Master in Political theory from SciencesPo Paris where she researched Self-Criticism in Arab Political thought and received her B.A. in Political Science with a regional focus on the Middle East from SciencesPo Paris, Menton Campus.

She spent a year at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) studying Islamic philosophy and Qur’anic translation.

Throughout her studies, she has carried out different research projects including immigration in Berlin, Post-Communist space in Prague & Theatre scene in Athens.

Courses Taught: 

Business Writing for Multicultural Environments

Arab Political Thought

Arab Cinema as Post-colonial

Polyvagal Theory and Emotional Regulation Techniques

Introduction to Cognitive behavior therapy

Alaa Badr, PhD

Visiting Researcher


Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies (RSCAS)

Middle East Directions Institute (MED)

At the European University Institute (EUI)

Firenze | Italy 

+39 334 388 6607