Dr. Abdeslam Badre

NEF Ambassador

Dr. Abdeslam Badre


Badre is a social scientist and Fulbright scholar. His research focuses on policy development in the fields of a) higher education, b) migration & mobility, and c) gender & development, especially within Africa and the EU-Southern Mediterranean cooperation.

Dr. Abdeslam is a permanent professor at Mohammed 5 University in Rabat. Prior to that, he was a visiting professor at various international universities including Alfred University in New York, Monterey Institute for International Studies in California, University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill; Aalborg University in Denmark, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin, and Babes Bolyai University in Romania.

After completing his PhD, Badre completed a Carnegie postdoctoral fellowship, at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (2014); a visiting post-doc fellowship at the United Nations University of Barcelona (2015); and a fellowship at the Arab Council for Social Science ACSS (2017-2018).

Currently, he is a 2019-2020 fellow under the auspice of Princeton University, the University of Michigan’s and Arab Barometer program. As a GYA member, Badre is co-leading the GLOSYS Africa Project. He has got a MA in international Relation and Diplomacy (Berlin); an MBA in Human Resources Management (New York); an MA in Education (Rabat); and an MA in Cultural Studies (Fez). Since March 2019, Badre has been acting a an editorial board member and Section Editor of Scientific African Journal (Elsevier).

Among his published/edited books are: ‘Youth Policy Manual for Arab Countries: How to develop a national youth strategy,’ (2013); ‘International Negotiations for Economic Diplomacy,’ (2014); and ‘La Participation Citoyenne,’ (2016). He is a member of a various of international organisations, including Global Young Academy (GYA); American Political Science association (APSA); International Political Science Association (IPSA); Next Einstein Forum Ambassador Program (NEF Ambassador); Africa Science Leadership program (ASLP); Future Africa; NEF Community of Scientists (NEF-CoS); and Fulbright Alumni Association; among others.