Salma Mousa

Salma Mousa is an Egyptian-Canadian Ph.D. candidate in Political Science. She holds a B.Sc. in International Politics from Georgetown University in Qatar. There, she researched secular governance, sectarianism, and democratization at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, and the Aljazeera Network. She also worked on launching an online portal to tackle Arab youth unemployment as well as the region’s first Arabic-language school of public policy (the Doha Institute). She will be co-designing interventions aimed at resettling refugees in the U.S. as an International Rescue Committee – Immigration Policy Lab fellow during the summer of 2017. Salma’s dissertation estimates the impact of integration policies on non-Muslim minorities in the Middle East and Muslim minorities in the West.