Dr Michael Willis

University Research Lecturer, Faculty of Oriental Studies; King Mohamed VI Fellow in Moroccan and Mediterranean Studies, St Antony's College


Dr Willis studies the politics, modern history and international relations of the central Maghreb states (Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco). 


  • Politics in modern Maghreb (Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco)
  • Modern history of Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco
  • Islamist movements in Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco
  • International relations of Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco
  • Berber/Amazigh movements

Media experience

Dr Willis has extensive media experience, including live interviews for major TV and radio networks (BBC, Sky, CNN, RFI, France 24).


English, Arabic