Sumaya Almajdoub is a Middle East Fellow at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP). Sumaya expects to receive an MA in Middle East Studies from George Washington University in 2017. Her capstone project examines the opportunities and challenges facing Tunisia's post-2011 transitional justice process. In addition to an interest in democratization and conflict resolution, she's particularly interested in identity politics and the long-term implications of the Saudi-Iranian regional rivalry. Sumaya holds a BA in Political Science from Ryerson University. She currently works at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC, and has previously held positions at the United Nations, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the Brookings Institution.
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