Veronique Wavre

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University of Warwick

Research fellow at the Centre for Studies in Democratisation

Mentor: Prof Tina Freyburg


Center for Studies on Media, Information and Telecommunication (SMIT), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium

Exchange PhD Student at the Center for Studies on Media, Information and Telecommunication (SMIT) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) Belgium.

Mentor: Dr Jan Loisen


Politics Department, University of Exeter, UK

PhD in Politics

Topic: "Mechanisms of Policy Diffusion in the telecommunications sector. A comparative study of Morocco, Jordan and Egypt"

Supervisory Team: Prof Alison Harcourt, Prof Oliver James


Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, UK

MA in Middle East Policy Studies (Distinction):

Tom Fattorini Award: "Best Performance in an MA Programme"

Dissertation: "The Impact of the Euro-Med Patnership on the Economies of the Mediterranean Countries, the Case of Morocco"

Shortlisted Award: Glencairn Balfour-Paul Prize for Best Dissertation in an MA Programme

Supervisor: Dr Kamil Mahdi


University of Alicante, Spain

Erasmus exchange programme in International Relations


Graduate Institute for International Studies, University of Geneva, Switzerland

MA in International Relations


Professional/research experience

August 1 2016:

University of St.Gallen

Post-doctoral fellow in Comparative Politics (Project: Telecommunications Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa)

February 1 2011 - August 31 2011:

Asylum Center, Saignel├ęgier, Switzerland

Social Volunteer: Service Civil International (SCI)

Main tasks: daily occupational activities with asylum seekers, explanation of Swiss asylum system, auditions and appeals

December 1 2008 - December 31 2010:

Geneva & Zurich, Switzerland

Traineeship in Private Banking for the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa: Credit Suisse SA

Main tasks: assistance in sales initiatives and investment, planification of business management initiatives


CV: Membership of Professional Bodies/Professional Qualifications


Associate Fellow status of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)

After successfully achieving the mandatory requirements of the graduate teaching skills of Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE) in 2013, the accreditation as Associate Fellow status of Higher Education Academy (HEA) was received in January 2014. 


UNRWA-Exeter workshop - New Challenges

March 1 to March 3 - closed simulation to develop scenarios and solutions to the future challenges that UNRWA faces (including financial and budget challenges, impact of Syrian crisis and the Palestinian Authority).

Organisation of the workshop under leadership of Professor Mick Dumper (University of Exeter) and Professor Rex Brynen (McGill University).

Participation as a Graduate student in the policy group section.


WorldMUN, Geneva, Switzerland

Representative of Chad to the SOCHUM (Social, Humanitarian and Economic Committee): WorldMUN 2007, Model of United Nations