Associate Researcher & Editor, DOC Research Institute
Heather Brown, Associate Researcher and Editor at DOC, holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Economic Theory from James Madison University and a Master's degree in Political Science from George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government. She has worked as a researcher and media analyst in Washington, DC for Pew Research Center, America Abroad Media, and the Arab Studies Institute. Before joining DOC, Heather was living between Istanbul and Berlin, working for the European Stability Initiative as an editor and research analyst on human rights and freedom of press in Turkey and the South Caucasus. Her areas of research include: social movements and nonviolent resistance; media studies; social movement theory; collective action in Turkey, the Middle East, and North Africa; globalisation and civil society; and migration and social inclusion.