Karen Young

About the Director

Karen E. Young, PhD

Karen E. Young is a senior fellow and founding director of the Program on Economics and Energy at the Middle East Institute. She was a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, focusing on the political economy of the Middle East and the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council. She has taught courses on the international relations and economy of the Middle East at George Washington University and at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She regularly teaches at the US Department of State Foreign Service Institute.

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Advisory Council

Ali Al-Salim

Helima Croft

Ishac Diwan

Tarek Fadlallah

Shahrokh Fardoust

Riyad Hammad

Afshin Molavi

Bessma Momani

Alia Moubayed

Carole Nakhle

Rachel Ziemba

 

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