Research Associate, Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute
Heather Brown, Research Associate at DOC, holds a Master Degree in Political Science and Comparative Politics from George Mason University in Washington, DC, and a BA in History and Economic Theory. She previously worked as a researcher and media analyst at Pew Research Center, a grant writer at America Abroad Media, and a research associate at the Arab Studies Institute at Georgetown University. Before joining DOC, Heather was living between Istanbul and Berlin, working as a research analyst on human rights issues in Turkey and the South Caucasus for the European Stability Initiative . Her areas of research include: social movement theory; social movements and media in Turkey, the Middle East, and North Africa; transnational movements; and migration and social inclusion.