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Gabriel Davis

Gabriel Davis

Non-Resident Fellow

Gabriel Davis is a Non-Resident Fellow at the New Lines Institute, the Executive Director of The Overseas Dispatch, and a 2022-2023 Fulbright Researcher in Jordan. Gabriel’s research focuses on bridging the gap between policy-level debates in refugee affairs and the grassroots activities of NGOs that assist them, with a concentration on nonprofit management and civil society in the Levant. He has also conducted research on North African affairs, with an emphasis on geopolitical stability between Morocco and Algeria.

He received his bachelor’s degree in Middle Eastern studies from the University of Chicago, and he will pursue a master’s degree in international relations at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies when he returns from Amman. He has spent over two years living in Jordan, Morocco, and Israel and is an alum of the Critical Language Scholarship and Boren Scholarship. His work has been featured in Jadaliyya, Fair Observer, Inside Arabia, New Lines, and the New Arab. He speaks English, Arabic, Hebrew, French, and Spanish. 

Latest Articles

How Jordan’s Midsized NGOs Can Help Syrian Refugees 

How Jordan’s Midsized NGOs Can Help Syrian Refugees 

Smaller NGOs’ flexibility and grassroots dynamics position them to advocate on behalf of their communities.