Cameron Glenn is a senior program assistant at the U.S. Institute of Peace in the Center for Middle East & Africa. She writes, edits, and researches for two ongoing projects. “The Islamists” website, a joint initiative of the Woodrow Wilson Center and the U.S. Institute of Peace, surveys the rise of Islamist groups in the wake of the Arab uprisings. “The Iran Primer” website provides objective analysis on Iran’s politics, economy, military, foreign policy and nuclear program.
Prior to joining USIP, she spent two years working in management consulting for national security clients in the federal government. She also previously worked at a political risk consultancy, analyzing political events in the Middle East and North Africa to forecast conflict and security trends in the region. Her strong interest in the Middle East dates back to college, when she studied abroad in Meknes, Morocco and at the American University of Cairo in Egypt. She is proficient in Arabic and French.
Cameron holds an MSc in Conflict Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science and her graduate school research focused on conflicts in Libya and Algeria. She also holds a B.A. in Middle East Studies and Linguistics from the College of William and Mary.