Nazli Choucri, Professor of Political Science, focuses on international relations and political economy, with a special interest in the dynamics of transformation and change in 'real' as well as cyber contexts. She is Associate Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Technology and Development Program. She served as General Editor of the International Political Science Review, is the founding Editor of the MIT Press Series on Global Environmental Accord: Strategies for Sustainability, and has joined the Editorial Board of the American Political Science Review. The author of eleven books and over 120 articles, Dr. Choucri is the Principle Investigator of a multi-year, multi-disciplinary MIT-Harvard Research Project on Explorations in Cyber International Relations designed to provide theories and methods for integrating cyberspace and international relations to facilitate framework for analysis and policy.
Professor Choucri is a member of the European Academy of Sciences, the Council of Foreign Relations and other professional organisations. She has served as an advisor to numerous international organisations, including the United Nations Development Program, the United Nations Environment Program, and the United Nations Fund for Population, among others, as well as many national agencies and international agencies. She has also engaged in research or advising activities in various countries including: Algeria, Canada, Colombia, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Pakistan, Qatar, Sudan, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.