Research Associate / Data Analyst
Salma Al-Shami joins ISIM as a political methodologist on Georgetown’s joint study with the International Organization for Migration on Access to Durable Solutions Among Iraqi IDPs. Salma specializes in quantitative methods, public opinion, civic participation, democratization, and migration in the Middle East. Fluent in Arabic and proficient in French and Spanish, she has over five years’ of data collection experience throughout the region and has conducted research in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Turkey. She is currently a doctoral candidate in political science at Northwestern University.