Choukri Hmed is Visiting associate professor in political science at Stanford university (Bing Overseas Program in Paris) and Associate Professor at Université Paris Dauphine, France (Paris Sciences et Lettres Research University) and research fellow at the IRISSO (Institut de recherche interdisciplinaire en sciences sociales, CNRS), where he is director of the Master program in Public Policies and Opinion studies and supervisor for the Political Science class in the undergraduate program. Choukri holds a PhD in political sociology from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (2006) and a MA of Arabic Literature & Civilization from Université Paris 4 Sorbonne (1994).

His main works have been in comparative politics (public policies, immigration, revolutions, colonization...) and Middle Eastern studies (especially Tunisia). He has recently coedited the special issue « Revolutions and Political Crisis in the Maghreb and the Machrek » (Actes de la Recherche en Sciences sociales, n° 211-212, 2016). He has been Visiting professor in political science and sociology in several foreigner universities: New York University (USA), Cairo University (Egypt), Tampere University (Finland), and Institut Tunis Dauphine (Tunisia).