Experts & Staff

Andrew Farrand

ECFR Alumni · Visiting Fellow

Areas of expertise

Algeria, North Africa, civil society and youth movements, economic development, public policy and governance


English, French, Arabic, basic German


Andrew Farrand was a visiting fellow with the Middle East and North Africa programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council. He is the author of “The Algerian Dream: Youth and the Quest for Dignity” (2021), a first-person analysis of the origins and implications of Algeria’s 2019 Hirak revolution, and translator of “Inside the Battle of Algiers” (2017) by Algerian independence heroine Zohra Drif. He lived in Algeria from 2013 to 2020, working in a variety of roles in international development and economic and political analysis. Farrand holds a BSc in African and Middle Eastern studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.