Hafez Albukari

Personal details

since 2009 Director of Yemen Parliament Watch
2006-2007 Fellow at the Democratic Research Center at National Endowment for Democracy, Washington DC
2006 Training Course in Questionnaire Designing, Birzeit University Amman & Sanaa
Since 2005 President of Yemen Polling Center, Sanaa
2005 Training Course in Journalist Trade Union Leadership, Copenhagen
2005 Training Course in Sampling Designing for Public Opinion Surveys, International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES), Washington DC
1995 Bachelor’s Degree in Media Studies at Sanaa University, Yemen

Research profile

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Projects for International Research Institutions (United Nations, World Bank etc.)
  • Public Opinion Research (fields: Political Science, Sociology, Religion, Economy etc.)


Monographs (samples)

  • Challenges and Opportunities for a stable Yemen. Istanbul: International Middle East Peace Research Center, 2010.
  • Independent Media in Yemen: Results of a Qualitative Study. London: University of Westminster. Communication and Media Research Institute, 2011.
  • State of Quantitative Research in Yemen. n.p., 2012

Contributions to Books and Journals (samples)

  • (with O. Aymerich, C. Miller): Democracy, Political Parties and Reform. A Review of Public Opinion in Yemen. In: CDDRL Working Papers: Stanford University, vol 126., 2012
  • Yemeni Democracy so far. In: Democracy @ large Magazine, vol.3, Issue 1, 2006
  • Yemenis are waiting. Democracy is not home yet. In: National Review, New York, 2005
  • The Synagogue as Civil Society, or how we can understand the Shas Party. In: Mediterreanean Quarterly, vol.12., Issue 3, 2001: 128-143.