Dr Ghassan Baliki from Lebanon is a Research Affiliate with ISDC and a research associate at IGZ. Ghassan has a doctoral degree from Humboldt University of Berlin. He is currently co-managing in collaboration with the London School of Economics (LSE) a project to collect conflict event data in Syria. He previously was a Marie Curie fellow with TAMNEAC (Training and Mobility Network for the economic Analysis of Conflict), has worked with the EU Election Observation Mission of Lebanon as a media monitor and analyst, and as a STC with the World Bank.
His interests include the analysis of media during conflict, with focus on the Middle East, as well as topics related to violence, deprivation, and democratization. His areas of expertise are quantitative statistical analysis and data collection and management.