Robin El Kady is a Visiting Doctoral Student at the Department of Politics & International Relations at the University of Oxford. Under the sponsorship of Professor Richard Caplan, he is working on theorizing the impact of new media technology on the scholarly understanding of international organizations’ authority, agency and autonomy.
El Kady is a Doctoral Candidate in International Relations at the University of St Andrews, working under the supervision of Dr Mateja Peter and Dr Adam Bower. His research interests include international organizations’ influence on world politics, public communication strategies, and the role of legitimation in global governance.
El Kady holds two Master's from Harvard University and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts University). He received a Master's in 'Religion, Ethics, Politics' from Harvard and a Master's in ‘Public International Law and Diplomacy’ from the Fletcher School. He did his undergraduate in 'European Media Studies' at University of Potsdam in Germany and at Columbia University in New York.
El Kady has gained extensive research experience as an external researcher for the German Ministry of Defense, as a research assistant at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and as a research intern for the German Council on Foreign Relations (USA / Transatlantic Relations Division). He has extensive professional experiences as a former intern at the United Nations Secretariat in New York, as a law teacher at the Oxford Royale Academy, as an academic tutor in global politics at the University of St Andrews and as a travel reporter as well as communication intern for several international film and media companies.