Rebecca Hasbun received her master’s degree in Political Science with emphasis in Ethnic and Religious Minorities in the Middle East from Villanova University. She received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Arab and Islamic Studies with a minor in Arabic also from Villanova University and spent a semester abroad in the Georgetown School of Foreign Service in Qatar. She grew up in El Salvador, where she developed an interest in human rights and gang prevention programs for children. Rebecca is fluent in Spanish, English, Arabic and knows basic Farsi. Her research interests include Middle East politics, international security, comparative political systems, Latin-American politics, and ethnic and religious minorities.
You can reach Rebecca by email at rhasbun [at] setadc [dot] org.
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.