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Houda Mzioudet is an academic researcher having previously covered the Arab uprisings with international news outlets such as the BBC, CBC and Al Jazeera English, among others. She published about the Arab Uprisings for international think-tanks such as the Brookings Institution and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She also co-authored a book on the Libyan Displacement Crisis with Megan Bradley and Ibrahim Fraihat (with Georgetown University Press) in 2016 and and has recently authored a chapter titled “Breaking the racial taboo: Black Tunisian activism as transitional justice” in the volume Transitional Justice in Tunisia: Innovations, Continuities, Challenges, edited by Simon Robins and Paul Gready, and published by Routledge in 2022. Her research work focuses on transitional justice, border dynamics in North Africa, civil society activism, intersectionality, black identities in the MENA region, gender and media, and migration and diaspora identities. She holds an MA in Cultural Studies from the University of Manouba (Tunisia) and is currently studying for a BA in Political Science and International Relations at the University of Toronto (Canada).