Experts & Staff

Jacob Mundy

ECFR Alumni · Visiting Fellow

Areas of expertise

MENA, Sahara-Sahel, armed conflict, foreign intervention


English, intermediate French, novice Arabic and Spanish


Jacob Mundy was a visiting fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations and an associate professor in Peace and Conflict Studies and Middle Eastern, and Islamic Studies programs at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.  He has conducted field and archival research in Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Western Sahara. In 2018-2019, he taught political-economy at the Université de Tunis as a Fulbright Scholar.

Mundy published several books including “Western Sahara: War, Nationalism, and Conflict Irresolution”, “The Postconflict Environment, Imaginative Geographies of Algerian Violence”, and “Libya”.