Assistant Professor
PhD, London School of Economics

Suzanne Morrison, an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the College of Interdisciplinary Studies, earned her PhD from the London School of Economics. Her scholarly contributions include numerous articles and book chapters. Her excellence in research has been recognized through various grants and awards, such as the Emirates Research Fellowship at the LSE and the Tawfiq Doss Award from the American University in Cairo. She has also held fellowships at the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies at Birzeit University and the Kenyon Institute in Jerusalem. Her research interests include Middle East politics, the dynamics of political and social change, international political economy, and globalization. Currently, she is co-PI in a funded, multi-year interdisciplinary research project examining soft power and sports hosting in GCC countries.


Abu Dhabi - Khalifa City, MF3-2-053

Teaching Areas

Middle East politics, political & social change, international political economy, globalization

Research and Professional Activities

Morrison, S., Asi, Y., & Alkhaldi, M. “Securitizing Health in the Occupied Palestinian Territories: The COVID-19 Pandemic Response and Future Implications” (Forthcoming)

Morrison, S. “Border-Crossing Repertoires of Contention: Palestine Activism in a Global Justice Context.” Globalizations 19, no. 1 (2022): 17-33.

Morrison, S. “Whither the State? The Oslo Peace Process and Neoliberal Configurations of Palestine.” Social Science Quarterly 101, no. 7 (2020): 2465-2484.