Experts & Staff

Eman Alhussein

ECFR Alumni · Visiting Fellow

Areas of expertise

Saudi Arabia; the Gulf Region


English, Arabic


Eman Alhussein was a visiting fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. Her research focused on Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region.

Alhussein was previously a research fellow at the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She holds an MA in Gulf Studies from the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter. She is currently based in Oslo, Norway. 

In the media

Eman Alhussein is quoted by the Courrier International about the Kashoggi case.

Eman Alhussein is quoted by L'Orient-Le Jour as saying about national identity and the stability of the political system in the Gulf countries.

Eman Alhussein, visiting fellow at the ECFR, is quoted on the purposes of the”visions” for the future Gulf autocrats offer their citizens

Eman Alhussein is quoted on the new retail openings during prayer times in Saudi Arabia

Eman Alhussein, Visiting Fellow, ECFR, quoted about the situation of women in Saudi Arabia.