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). He is also research fellow at the IRISSO (Institut de recherche interdisciplinaire en sciences sociales, CNRS), and codirector of the National Scientific Consortium for Middle East Studies (GIS Moyen-Orient et Mondes musulmans, CNRS, France). Choukri holds a PhD in political sociology from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (2006), and an habilitation in social sciences from Ecole normale supérieure, Paris, (2019) along with 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).