Dr. Kelsey Norman is a Fellow for the Middle East at the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, where her research focuses on women’s rights, human rights & refugees in the Middle East and North Africa. Previously she was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia and at the Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy at the University of Denver. She earned her PhD in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine in June 2017. Her research has been published in International Studies Review, the European Journal of International Relations, the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, the International Journal of Migration and Border Studies, the Journal of the Middle East and Africa, Égypte/Monde arabe, The Postcolonialist, Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture, and The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage Blog, among others. You can follow her on Twitter @kelseypnorman.