Research Interests: Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Islamic social movements, identity and nationalism in the Arab world
Meghan Feely graduated summa cum laude from the George Washington University in 2015 with a B.A. in Political Communication and in Arabic Studies. Meghan first became interested in the Middle East in 2012 while studying Arabic and Middle Eastern studies in Israel at the University of Haifa. During the summer of 2013, Meghan studied intensive Arabic in Irbid, Jordan. Meghan worked as a Research and Media intern at the Jordanian Embassy in the spring and summer of 2014 and as a programs and development intern at Refugees International during the fall of 2014. Following graduation, Meghan studied Arabic in Tangier, Morocco through the Critical Language Scholarship awarded by the Department of State. Her senior thesis at GWU focused on the American media’s utilization of western cultural schemas in covering events concerning the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.