Ms Anne Wolf

Ms Anne Wolf

Research Fellow, Girton College, University of Cambridge; DPhil Candidate (St Antony’s College)
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Anne Wolf is the Margaret Smith Research Fellow at Girton College, University of Cambridge and an Associate Editor at the Journal of North African Studies. She has published numerous articles on North African affairs, particularly on Tunisia, and is the author of Political Islam in Tunisia: The History of Ennahda (Oxford University Press, 2017). Her current research focuses on the evolution of the networks of Ben Ali’s Constitutional Democratic Rally party and authoritarian resilience in Tunisia after the 2010–11 uprisings.

Research and expertise: Political Islam, authoritarianism, Arab Spring, political parties, Tunisia, North Africa

Selected Publications: 

Book

Political Islam in Tunisia: the History of Ennahda (Oxford University Press, July 2017)

Journal articles and book chapters

Secular political expressions of Islam in Tunisia: the case of Nidaa Tounes, book chapter, Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming 2018

What are 'secular' parties in the Maghreb? Comparing Tunisia's Nidaa Tounes and Morocco's PAM, book chapter, Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming 2018

'Dégage RCD!' Regime breakdown and the rise of internal dissent in Ben Ali's Constitutional Democratic Rally Party (Mediterranean Politics, February 2017)

The Islamist politics of exile: Tunisia's al-Nahda in France and the UK (1989-2011), book chapter, University of Cambridge Centre of Islamic Studies, 2017

The roots of instability in the Sahel, The Journal of North African Studies, 2016, 21(2): 171-177

An Islamist 'renaissance'? Religion and politics in post-revolutionary Tunisia, The Journal of North African Studies, 2013, 18(4): 560-573

Algeria: no easy times for the generals, The Journal of North African Studies, 2013, 18(2): 509-513

Revolution under threat: the challenges of the "Tunisian Model", The Journal of North African Studies, 2013, 17(3): 559-563

High-impact policy papers (selection)

Power Shift in Tunisia (German Institute for International and Security Affairs, December 2014)

Can Secular Parties Lead the New Tunisia? (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Policy Paper, April 2014)

Expert review/ public engagement articles (selection)

Religious violence in Tunisia three years after the revolution, Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, Sentinel Journal, 7(2), February 2014

The radicalization of Tunisia's mosques, Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, Sentinel Journal, 7(6), June 2014

The Salafist Temptation: The Radicalization of Tunisia's Post-Revolution Youth, Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, Sentinel Journal, 6(4), April 2013

Algeria: more of the same, The Journal of Good Governance Africa, Volume 1, Issue 12, June 2013

Commentaries and op-eds (selection)

Despite Elections, Transitional Justice Still Elusive in Tunisia (The Middle East Institute, October 2014)

Tunisia's Neglected Interior (Al Jazeera, August 2014).

Nidaa Tounes: whose 'Call for Tunisia'? (The Middle East Institute, November 2013)

Algeria: Stability at all Costs (Carnegie Endowment's Sada, April, 2013)

Les salafistes en Tunisie : épouvantail ou réel danger ? (Alternatives Internationales, March 2013)

Secular Parties in Tunisia: Divided and looking where to stand (Carnegie Endowment's Sada, December 2012)

Tunisia: the Islamic policies of trade unionism (Open Democracy, May 2012) (with Dr. Raphael Lefevre)

Tunisia: a Revolution at risk (The Guardian, April 2012)