Content Manager, Analytical Development Dept.
Minna Jaffery is Content Manager in the Analytical Development department at the Newlines Institute. Her research focuses on South Asia-Persian Gulf relations, terrorism, ideology, and U.S. national security.
Previously, Jaffery has done research at Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism, the Center for American Progress, Hanover Research, and the National Partnership for Women & Families.
She obtained her MA in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies from Columbia University, and a BA in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and English from the University of Chicago.
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