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Dr. Jessica Watkins

Research Fellow

Short CV

  • Since 04/2021: Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute for Middle East Studies

  • 09/2020 - 05/2021: Guest teacher in International Relations, Department of International Relations, London School of Economics

  • 07/2017 - 03/2021: Postdoctoral Research Officer for the Conflict Research Programme, the Middle East Centre, London School of Economics

  • 2012 - 2013: International Relations Graduate Teaching Assistant, War Studies Department King’s College London

  • 2007 - 2009: Research Assistant, Middle East and North Africa specialising in Iraq, the Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, CA

  • 2002 - 2006: Middle East & North Africa analyst and Arabic linguist, UK government

  • Education: PhD War Studies (Civil policing in Jordan), War Studies Department, King’s College London, UK; M.A. International Relations, War Studies Department, King’s College London, UK; B.A. Hons (Middle Eastern Studies, Arabic with French), University of Cambridge, UK

Current Research

  • GCC Narratives of World Order

Countries and Regions

  • The GCC (Saudi, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates)

  • Iraq

  • Jordan


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