Jad Kabbani is a former intern with the Middle East Program. He is a rising Senior at Florida State University, studying Economics and International Relations. Previously, Jad had worked in policy analysis with the Torchlight Policy Center, a student-run think tank at Florida State, and the Brookings Doha Center. Jad is passionate about gaining insight into Middle Eastern affairs, drawing upon his identity as an Arab American.
Being a summer intern at the Middle East Program has been an enriching experience. It felt incredible to conduct original research and advance the program's mission and goals.