M.A. in Strategic Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Claire Harrison is a Research Associate at the Institute for Defense Analyses. Her research focuses on climate security in the MENA region, institutional capacity building, and the role of natural resources in combating violent extremism. She has previously served in various Middle East policy research roles at the U.S. Institute of Peace, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the State Department. Harrison holds an MA in Strategic Studies and International Economics from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC, an ML in Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy from Tsinghua University in Beijing, and a BA in Middle East Studies and Political Science from Sciences Po Paris.