Mona Rahmani

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Mona Rahmani is the Associate Director of the Program in Islamic Law. Prior to joining PIL, Mona Rahmani’s experience has crossed multiple sectors and industries, including most recently as a Due Diligence Expert with the Dow Jones data strategy group in Princeton specializing in sanctions research, Western Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa. She was previously Senior Research Specialist at Princeton University’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies directing the Center’s inaugural years of academic programs and projects. She also consults for the Economist Intelligence Unit and has previously worked pro bono on Chios Island, Greece serving Vial Refugee Camp, for the World Bank field-based in Tehran, with non-profit FHI-360, and as a Princeton in Asia Fellow at Universiti Sains Malaysia in Penang. Her academic degrees comprise of an individualized MSt in modern Global South political thought & theory from the University of Oxford at St Antony’s College, an MHS in international health with a certificate in humanitarian assistance from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a BA in international relations from Boston University. Her policy and research interests include the intersections of Islamic law and international development mechanisms, state strategy for refugee camps, and Middle East – Sub Saharan Africa relations.