Rasmus Alenius Boserup
Rasmus Alenius Boserup is Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies, Copenhagen. He holds a PhD in Arabic and Middle East Studies from the University of Copenhagen and from École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris (2007). He is the former Director of the Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Institute in Cairo (2008–2011) and has taught Middle East political history and sociology at the University of Copenhagen and at the Danish Defense College (2003–2005). His publications focus on Middle East and North African political and social history and in particular on contentious politics, rebellion, violence, and regime practices in the region as well as Western foreign policy towards the Arab World.