Meghan Backer received her master’s degree in International Affairs: Global Governance, Policy, and Security from American University. She received her bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University in International Affairs and Spanish with a focus on Western European Studies. Meghan’s research interests include international security, international development, human security, refugees, and politics and history in the MENA region and Europe.
You can reach Meghan by email at mbacker [at] setadc [dot] org.
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The Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) at Washington, D.C. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, independent, nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, D.C. dedicated to innovative studies on national, regional, and international issues concerning Turkey and US-Turkey relations.