Carolyn Barnett is studying for an MA in Islamic Studies and MSc in Middle East Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. She graduated from Georgetown University in 2009 and studied at the Center for Arabic Study Abroad in Cairo, Egypt in 2009-2010. Her interests are in Middle East politics, Islam, gender, and the causes and consequences of the Arab uprisings.
Egypt Presidential Elections 2012: No Clear Frontrunner, But That's What Makes it Monumental
International Women's Day in Egypt Highlights Need for Women's Rights
Controversy over Mini Cooper, Religion, and Headscarves Highlights Need to End Discrimination Against Women in Turkey
In Libya, Focus on the Rule of Law First
Why Is It So Tough to Talk About Israel-Palestine at Georgetown?
When We Don't Need U.S. Aid
Barnett v. Meer: The Laws Against Veiling Go Beyond France
It's More Than Mubarak: The Legacy of Torture in Egypt
Revolution in Egypt? Why the Demonstrations Could Succeed