Ameni Mehrez is a Ph.D. candidate in comparative politics at the Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations at Central European University (CEU). She is the chair of the Middle East and North Africa Space (MENAS) at CEU, the co-principal investigator of the Arab Elections project, and she was the co-principal investigator of a post-election survey fielded in Tunisia, which will contribute to the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES). She is currently a member of the CSES Module 7 Planning Committee. She was a visiting fellow at the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice at Princeton University. She is a Junior Fellow at the Association for Analytic Learning about Islam and Muslim Societies (AALIMS). She is running large-scale studies in Tunisia for her research in comparative politics.
Her main areas of expertise are public opinion surveys, automated text analysis, and political ideologies in the Arab World.