About Zeynep KocZeynep Koç is a research fellow at Al Sharq Forum, and she currently leads the research on the US - Middle East Relations and the political economy of regional integration at the Forum. Prior to joining Al Sharq, she was a Dr. Herchel Smith fellow at the University of Cambridge conducting Economic and Anthropological research about the MENA region. Zeynep has an MPhil in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge and a B.A. from Williams College in Economics and Arabic Studies.
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