Adrienne Fricke is a Senior Peace Fellow at the Public International Law and Policy Group and a consultant specializing in human rights and policy-related issues in the Middle East and Africa. Her interdisciplinary scholarship draws from the fields of law, social science, and international development to address political issues in the Middle East, especially in Syria and Sudan. Since 2007, she has worked with non-governmental organizations including Refugees International, Physicians for Human Rights, and the Institute of International Education, serving as an expert on Syria and Sudan. Her past projects include policy analysis of medical and nursing education in northwest Syria; access to higher education for Syrian refugees; Sudanese rule of law and transitional justice; and Yemeni public opinion on peacebuilding and negotiations. Ms. Fricke has conducted field research in Chad, Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan, Syria, and Turkey. She holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.A. in Near Eastern Studies from New York University, and a B.A. in African Studies from Yale University. Ms. Fricke is fluent in Arabic, French, and Spanish.

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