Dr Marian Abouzeid



Senior Research Fellow


Faculty of Arts and Education


Alfred Deakin Institute


Marian Abouzeid is a Senior Research Fellow based at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation and Research Affiliate with the Centre for Humanitarian Leadership (A Deakin University - Save the Children Australia partnership). Her current work focusses on humanitarian issues in armed conflict and the humanitarian research and innovation ecosystem. Recent engagements include serving as the inaugural Associate Project Lead of the Lancet - AUB Commission on Syria (2018-2020) and subsequently as Research Affiliate with the Commission (2021). She was the founding Executive Director of the recently launched Global Alliance on War, Conflict and Health during its foundational phase (2019-2021). 

She is currently Project Director of the Regional and National Consultations Consortium on Humanitarian Research and Innovation, for Elrha's landmark Global Prioritisation Exercise (GPE). In this capacity, she is leading a multi-institutional international collaborative initiative that examines humanitarian research and innovation investments, priorities and systems globally, and was Deputy Lead of the GPE Global Humanitarian Mapping Consortium. She is incoming Co-editor in Chief of The Humanitarian Leader.

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The Lancet-AUB Commission on Syria: Health in Conflict. The Global Alliance on War, Conflict and Health.

Dr Marian Abouzeid

American University of Beirut

  • 2020: $55,458

Global Mapping of Humanitarian Research and Innovation Investment Initiatives.

Dr Marian Abouzeid

American University of Beirut

  • 2022: $71,760
  • 2021: $13,804

Global Prioritization Exercise (GPE) Regional and National Actors Consultations on Humanitarian Research and Innovation.

Dr Marian Abouzeid, Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh

American University of Beirut

  • 2022: $67,455


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