Salma Daoudi is a researcher and Dphil candidate in International Relations at the University of Oxford, specializing in international security and global health, with a regional focus on the Middle East and North Africa. Her research primarily revolves around the weaponization of health in Syria and its repercussions beyond the locus and temporality of violence. She has previously worked as a researcher and policy analyst, focusing predominantly on human (in)security in asymmetric warfare, the security-development nexus, and more broadly MENA geopolitics. Salma has graduated in International Studies from Al Akhawayn University, Morocco, and in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, as a Gates Cambridge Scholar. She speaks fluently Arabic, French, English, Spanish, and has notions of Russian and Farsi.