Expert on Population and Migration Studies
Ayman Zohry (Ph.D. University of Sussex) is an Expert on Demography and Migration Studies based in Cairo, Egypt. He is the founding president and president of The Egyptian Society for Migration Studies (EGYMIG). Following his early interests in Arab and Egyptian demography (1987-1998), Dr. Zohry’s research interests have shifted increasingly to the study of migration. Dr. Zohry is the chair of the Scientific Panel on International Migration; the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). Dr. Zohry is an adjunct professor at the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS), the American University in Cairo, and a senior lecturer of demography at Cairo Demographic Center (CDC). His current research interests include migration and labor circulation, international migration, illegal/irregular migration, and migration policies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and Europe.