Dr Noura Al Mazrouei

Assistant Professor

Dr Noura S. Al-Mazrouei is Assistant Professor at the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA) and at the College of Sustainability Sciences and Humanities at Zayed University. She teaches History and Culture of the UAE, History of the Arabian Gulf States, History of Arabs in the Andalus and International Relations of the Gulf. Her academic work focuses on history, international relations of the Gulf and territorial disputes in the Gulf, particularly those involving the UAE.

Dr Al-Mazrouei is the author of the book The UAE and Saudi Arabia: Border Disputes and International Relations in the Gulf and a case study on the education system in the UAE. She also wrote multiple articles, such as Disputed Islands between UAE and Iran: Abu Musa, Greater Tunb, and Lesser Tunb in the Strait of Hormuz, Abu Dhabi-Saudi Territorial Negotiations (1970-71): And the End of the Britain’s Dominance in the Gulf and The Ownership of Khor al-Udaid and Al-Ain/Buraimi Region in the 19th Century. In addition, she co-authored the paper Post UAE-Oman Border Dispute: Social and Economic Implications with Dr Khalid Almezaini.  

Dr Al-Mazrouei has spoken on various issues related to the Gulf region at international conferences in Abu Dhabi, Doha, Cambridge, London and Washington.

She received her PhD in Gulf Studies from the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter, UK.