Rachel George is a lecturing fellow at the Duke Center for International Development, and a research fellow with the Overseas Development Institute in London. Her research focuses on human rights, international law, and governance and the nexus between diplomacy, security, and development. Her research has been published in a range of outlets, including in Human Rights Review, the International Journal of Law and Interdisciplinary Legal Studies, and as chapters in The Routledge History of Human Rights and in The Arab Gulf States and the West: Perception and Realities – Opportunities and Perils. She has particular experience in qualitative and interview research and on the Middle East and North Africa. She has worked on projects funded by UN Women, the UN Counter Terrorism Executive Directorate, OECD, Transparency International, World Vision, Global Affairs Canada, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other partners and donors. Rachel holds a B.A. in Political Science from Princeton University, an M.A. in Middle East Studies from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in International Relations from the London School of Economics.
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