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Geoffrey Howard – Research Fellow

Geoffrey Howard studies Islamist groups, non-state actors and Middle East politics, with a focus on Libya. He is currently pursuing a PhD in War Studies at King’s College London examining the formation of alternative governance structures in Libya following the 2011 uprising, particularly in Benghazi and Sirte.

Geoffrey has worked as an analyst for the private sector consultancy Control Risks and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He has spent a significant amount of time working and researching in Libya and across the region. His analysis has been published by, amongst others, CTC Sentinel, Foreign Affairs and Forbes. Geoffrey holds a BA in Arabic from the University of Exeter and an MSc in State, Society and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).