Dr. Patrycja Sasnal is a political scientist, Arabist and a recent graduate in philosophy. She is head of research at the Polish Institute of International Affairs in Warsaw. She is a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations’ council, European working group on Egypt and the Polish Ombudsman office’s expert commission on migration. She has written on U.S. and EU policies in the Middle East, radicalization, migration trends, and modern political thought. Sasnal has been published in Al-Ahram, EUobserver, Insight Turkey, Le Monde, and Polityka. She studied at Jagiellonian University, Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, was an associate researcher at the American University in Beirut and lectured at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Warsaw and Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. In 2010, she was a Fulbright scholar at the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. Her latest book Arendt, Fanon and Political Violence in Islam will be published by Routledge in 2019.