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Naomi Smith

Hometown: North Palm Beach, FL

Research Interests: Relationships between Muslim and Christian communities in the Middle East, Arab-Israeli conflict

Naomi Smith graduated from Emory University in 2015 with a B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies and a minor in Arabic . . .

Tajae Turner

Tajae Turner

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Research Interests: Proxy conflict, Israel-Palestine, Levantine politics

Tajae graduated from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana with a BA in Political Science and Peace Studies . . .

Emma Tveit

Emma Tveit

Hometown: Porsgrunn, Norway

Research Interests: Modern security politics of the Arabian Peninsula, the war in Yemen, Jihadi Salafism, international relations of the Middle East

Emma graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London in 2016 with a BA in Arabic and History . . .

Saul Ulloa

Saúl Ulloa

Hometown: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Research Interests: Identity formation, displacement, refugees, migration, state-building

Saúl graduated from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York in 2015 with a BA in International Studies and Arabic Language and Culture . . .

Robert Uniacke

Robert Uniacke

Hometown: Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom

Research Interests: Human security, comparative British/US Middle East policy, foreign and military policy of the UAE

Robert is a current first-year MAAS candidate and is new to studying both at Georgetown and in the US. He received his BA from Durham University in History and Arabic . . .

Jacob Uzman

Jacob Uzman

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Research Interests: Environmental and energy politics in the Middle East, local governance and peacebuilding in Syria, Arab-Kurdish relations

Jacob graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas in 2013 with a BA in Philosophy and Political Science . . .

Caroline Zullo

Caroline Zullo

Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina

Research Interests: Refugees and displacement in the Arab world, sustainability and efficacy of humanitarian relief practices

Caroline graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a dual BA in Political Science and Global Studies and a minor in Arabic . . .