Dr. Carmen Geha

Activist and Associate Professor of Public Administration and Leadership (AUB)

Carmen Geha is a political activist and movement organizer, she has worked on election reform, access to information, refugee protection, and women’s representation in Lebanon. She is a tenured Associate Professor of Public Administration and Leadership, and Founding Member of the Center for Inclusive Business and Leadership for Women at the American University of Beirut. She holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of St. Andrews and has been a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study, Brown University, Harvard University, and Witwatersrand University. In addition to her academic track, Carmen is also an expert consultant regularly advising government institutions, UN agencies, private philanthropies, and international organizations in 13 countries. She has authored several academic and policy articles, op-eds and news articles. Carmen is a widely published author with a book on political reform in Lebanon and Libya, journal articles on political and public institutions in the MENA region, numerous policy papers, and op-eds.