About the GSA

GSA VP External 2020-2021

Anas Fassih

"The Vice-President External is responsible for external representation and advocacy, along with the GSA President" (GSA Bylaw and Policy, Section D: GSA Officers, GSA Bylaw, Section D.BYL.2.2.c).

E-Mail: gsa.vpexternal@ualberta.ca

Anas Fassih


Born in Tangier, Morocco, Anas began his academic journey with a BA in English and Cultural Studies, an MA in Business Communication, and an MA in International Politics and Security Studies, having studied in both Morocco and England.

Now a PhD student in the Department of Political Science, his research has him delving into both international relations and comparative politics as he focuses on justice in energy transitions and North-South energy relations.


No stranger to advocacy, Anas played a leading role in the establishment of L’Organisation Marocaine des Jeunes Décideurs (The Moroccan Organization of Young Decision Makers), and has been involved with the University of Bradford Student Union, the Bradford Disarmament Research Centre, as well as the Political Science Graduate Students’ Association at the U of A.

This is Anas’ first term as President External at the GSA.