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Drexel Assistant Teaching Professor Amel Mili, PhD

Amel Mili, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor
Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Office: Academic Building, 315


  • PhD, Global Affairs, Rutgers University, 2009
  • MS, Global Affairs, Rutgers University, 2003
  • MS, Public Administration, University of Tunis, 1991
  • JD, Private Law, University of Tunis, 1987

Research Interests:

  • The struggle for gender equality, especially as it applies to the MENA region
  • Democratic transitions, especially as they apply to the MENA region
  • The Arab Spring, its Legacy, and its Prospects
  • The role of the judicial branch in political transitions


Amel Mili holds a PhD in Global Affairs from Rutgers University, an MS in Public Administration from the University of Tunis, and a JD in private law from the University of Tunis.

Before joining Drexel University, Amel served as director of the Arabic Language and Culture Program of the Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania, and before that as a magistrate in the Administrative Tribunal of Tunis.

In addition to her teaching and advising duties, Amel researches gender politics, democratic transition, and the socio-political upheavals of the Arab Spring.


Selected Publications: