Ola G. El-Taliawi

Postdoctoral Fellow

Email:ola.eltaliawi@carleton.ca
Office:A639 Loeb

Dr. Ola G. El-Taliawi recently joined the Faculty of Public Affairs at Carleton University as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Refugee Policy. Dr. El-Taliawi holds a Ph.D. from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, and a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from the American University in Cairo. Her doctoral research project, which was nominated for the Wang Gungwu Medal and Prize, focused on the comparative politics of refugee policymaking in the Middle East, with specific emphasis on the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanon and Jordan. While working on this project, she conducted extensive fieldwork in both countries, where she was hosted as a Research Fellow at the University of Columbia’s Middle East Centre in Amman (Jordan) and at the American University of Beirut (Lebanon). Dr. El-Taliawi’s work experience spans across the public, private and non-profit sectors, where she worked as an assistant lecturer, researcher and consultant. She has spoken in international conferences on numerous occasions, including as a guest speaker at the International Labour Organization (Geneva). Her research lies at the intersection between forced migration, gender and governance.

Selected Publications

El-Taliawi, Ola G., and Van Der Wal, Z. (2019) “Developing Administrative Capacity: an agenda for research and practice”. Journal of Policy Design and Practice.

El-Taliawi, Ola G., and Awad, I. (2018) Three ways East Asia can avoid another refugee crisis”. The Conversation. 

Kadir, S., Brassard, C., and El-Taliawi, Ola G. (2016) The Role and Limitations of Public Policy in Ensuring Gender Equity”. In “Equating Gender: explorations in the Asia Pacific”. Rawat Publications.

Bremmer, J., and El-Taliawi, Ola G. (2014) Gender and Leadership Style in the Middle East: Evidence from Egypt’s Civil Service”. In “Middle East Conflicts and Reforms”. PSO/Westphalia Press.

El-Taliawi, Ola G., and Dayal, I. (2019) “Ethics and Public Administration. In: Farazmand A. (eds) Global Encyclopaedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer.

El-Taliawi, Ola G. (2018) “Resistance to Organizational Change. In: Farazmand A. (eds) Global Encyclopaedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer.

El-Taliawi, Ola G. (2018) “Social Media Use by Government”. In: Farazmand A. (eds) Global Encyclopaedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer.