Masood Al Hakari

Masood Al Hakari

Associate Fellow
Research Department:
Transnational Politics
Research Group Terrorism
Research Group Radicalization


E-Mail: alhakari @prif .org


since 2023Associate Fellow at PRIF
since 2022Doctoral scholarship from Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
since 2021Doctoral Researcher at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Institute for Political Science
2020Internship at the German Embassy in London – Press Department
2019-2022Language mediator at the City of Oldenburg
2019-2020 Study abroad (as part of my Master’s degree programme) in Political Science at the University of Hull, United Kingdom
2019Student assistant in the Office for Students at the University of Bremen
2018–2021Master's degree programme in Political Science at the University of Bremen
2018Internship at the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation in Warsaw, Poland
2017-2018Erasmus abroad semester (as part of my Bachelor's degree programme) at the Mid Sweden University, Sweden
2016–2019Scholarship from the Deutschlandstiftung – “Geh Deinen Weg“
2016–2021Scholarship from the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation
2015–2018Bachelor's degree programme at the Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg


Masood Al Hakari is working on the following issues:

  • Islamist Terrorism (with a special focus on terrorist organizations Islamic State (IS) and Al-Qaida)
  • Islamism and Salafism
  • Middle East (with a special focus on Iraq)
  • Yazidis