Nancy Ezzeddine is research assistant at Clingendael's Conflict Research Unit. In this capacity she primarily contributes to the Levant research programme, seeking to identify the origins and functions of hybrid security arrangements and their influence on state performance and development.
She seeks to track relationships based on overlapping economic interests, political power, and security challenges. Her research is characterised by a mixed-methods approach involving both qualitative and quantitative analysis.
Nancy holds an MSc in Finance and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and a BA in Economics and Political Science from the American University of Beirut (AUB).
Nancy previously worked as a policy researcher in Beirut at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA) and the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS). Her work has focused primarily on the political economy of developing countries in the Middle East and North Africa, unveiling economic impacts and trends.