Nazli Choucri, Professor of Political Science, focuses on international relations and political economy, with a special interest in dynamics of transformation and change in "real" as well as cyber contexts. She is Associate Director of the MIT 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 theEditorial 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 (ECIR) 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 organizations. She has served as an advisor to numerous international organizations –including the United Nations Development Program, the United Nations Environment Program, and the United Nations Fund for Population, among others – as well as a large number of national agencies and international agencies, and 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. She has been re-elected as President of UNESCO's Scientific Advisory Committee for the Management of Social Transformation (MOST) Program.