Maysaa Shuja al-Deen

Senior Researcher, Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies

Maysaa Shuja al-Deen is a senior researcher at the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies. Her writing and analyses have been featured in many media outlets, such as Jadaliyya, Assafir Al-Arabi, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, and Al-Monitor.

Shuja al-Deen holds a master’s degree in Islamic Studies from the American University in Cairo. The focus of her thesis was the radicalization of Zaydism.

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