Caroline Manela - Center for Contemporary Arab Studies | Georgetown University
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Hometown: Sharon, Massachusetts

Research Interests: Modern history, culture, and politics of the Gulf

Caroline graduated magna cum laude from NYU Abu Dhabi in 2014 with a BA in history and a concentration in Arabic. As an undergraduate, she spent semesters away in New York and Tel Aviv, studied Arabic in Morocco on a Critical Language Scholarship, and interned at the Clinton Foundation and Hedayah, a UAE-based think tank focused on countering violent extremism. Her senior thesis focused on religious violence in the 16th and 17th century Mediterranean. After graduating, Caroline spent three years living in Singapore and working in student life and writing center administration at Yale-NUS College, a partnership between Yale University and the National University of Singapore.