PhD candidate, The Fletcher School, Tufts University; And Junior Scholar Fellow, Crown Center for Middle East Studies
Jean-Louis Romanet Perroux is a doctoral researcher at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a Doctoral Fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. His work and research focus on political culture, civil society, local governance and security in Libya and the broader Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Jean-Louis has obtained a Bachelor in Aeronautical Engineering from the Italian Air Force Academy, and was a military pilot in the Italian Air Force until 2008. He also holds a M.A. in Political Science from the University of Trieste (IT) and a M.A.L.D. in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Medford (USA) where he is currently completing a PhD in international relations. Jean-Louis has conducted research and humanitarian work in Sub-Saharan and Central Africa. Most recently, he has worked on building civil society capacity in Libya from November 2011 until December 2013. During that time, he also conducted a series of research projects on justice, security and governance in Libya and collected the data on voluntary associations for his doctoral research.