Pearson alumnus Ala’ Alrababa’h (PC YR35/2010, Jordan) has just been named a Junior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Ala' was selected as a fellow for the for the academic year 2014-15, along with 10 to 12 other graduating seniors nominated by almost 400 colleges. During the fellowship, he will assist with research conducted by the international think tank’s senior associates.
Currently, Ala' is a government major at Dartmouth and will join Carnegie’s Middle East program. Ala' has worked as a researcher with the Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Monterey, California, and the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C., as well as in Dartmouth’s government department as a James O. Freedman Presidential Scholar. He studied at the London School of Economics during his junior year, and has taught English to young refugees in Al-Wihdat refugee camp in Jordan.
As noted in the Dartmouth Now publication, Ala' plans to enroll in a PhD program in political science after he completes his Carnegie fellowship, with the goal of applying academic research to policy-relevant questions, working in academia or in diplomacy.
Read more about Ala's fellowship here.
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