Mareike Enghusen is a Middle East journalist who covers politics and business, as well as social and religious conflicts mainly in Egypt, Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian territories. Her work has been published in German and international outlets such as Brandeins, Capital, Die Zeit, Die Welt, Haaretz and Egypt Independent.
Mareike attended the Henri Nannen School of Journalism in Hamburg and took part in the six-month Trialogue of Cultures Fellowship of the Herbert Quandt Foundation in Israel and the Palestinian territories. As a fellow of the International Journalists’ Middle East Programme, she reported from Cairo in 2017. In 2018, she received a grant from the European Journalism Center to pursue extensive research in Jordan and Lebanon.
Mareike holds an MA in Middle East & Islamic Studies from the American University of Paris and an M.Litt. with distinction in Iranian Studies from the University of St Andrews, UK.