Lillian Frost is a research fellow at the Belfer Center's Middle East Initiative and a Ph.D. candidate in political science at George Washington University. Her research interests include comparative citizenship, refugee studies, nationalism, identity, and Middle East politics. Focusing on cases in Jordan, her dissertation examines variations in the sets of rights and forms of citizenship statuses host states offer to protracted refugee groups, including shifts in formal laws as well as the informal enforcement of these laws in practice. She has received support for her research from the Project on Middle East Political Science, Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies, Fulbright Program, American Center of Oriental Research, Maastricht University Center for Citizenship, Migration, and Development, and George Washington University's Institute for Middle East Studies. She received her M.P.P. as well as her B.A. with from the University of Virginia. 

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