Yusra Abdullahi is a PhD Candidate conducting research on the role of states in Eastern and Western Africa in shaping the global order.
Yusra Abdullahi is a Humanitarian Advisor with extensive work experience in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ethiopia, Uganda, Somalia and Kenya. She has used her regional expertise to advise international NGOs, UN agencies and think tanks in the intersecting realms of conflict transformation, gender and migration.
Yusra obtained a BA in Politics from SOAS before gaining her MA in African Studies at Leiden University. Her research interests include the Politics and History of Africa and International Development. As a PhD Candidate, she is currently conducting research on the role states in Eastern and Western Africa (Ghana, Senegal, Ethiopia, Tanzania) assumed in shaping the global order.