Muzna Al-Masri

Muzna Al-Masri is an anthropologist, researcher and consultant for several UN and international organizations and her most recent research reports include analysis of the conflict context in various Lebanese regions and examining the linkages between social cohesion and humanitarian interventions. She is currently researching energy innovation and corruption in Lebanon and supporting the implementation of an assembly for the democratic popular participation in energy policy.

She has held postdoctoral fellowships from the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (2016-2017) and the Orient-Institut Beirut (2018) and is currently a Ford Foundation Global Fellow (2020-2021).
She holds an MA in Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding from the Eastern Mennonite University and a PhD in Anthropology from Goldsmiths, University of London.

Content by Muzna Al-Masri
  • Blog post

    Beirut blast: Restoring power is important, as is trust

    The blast in Beirut has exposed Lebanon’s corrupt energy sector and therefore should be the starting point for a wholesale reform of a crippled political system to rebuild trust and ease rising public agitation. It did not take too long after the deadly Beirut port explosion, which devastated the city’s most vibrant neighbourhood and transformed the lives of thousands...

    7 Oct 2020 | Ali Ahmad , Muzna Al-Masri , Neil McCulloch, Marc Ayoub