Assistant Professor of Government
College of William & Mary
Debra is Assistant Professor of Government at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. She is a specialist in Middle East politics and a member of the interdisciplinary faculties in International Relations and Middle East Studies. She is completing work on a book tentatively titled Arab Foreign Policy in Crisis: Autocratic Regime Survival in the Gulf Wars and Beyond. She is also writing on Qatari foreign policy and has published on the politics of Arab foreign aid provision and the role of the UN in Israel/Palestine. Debra is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and recipient of the Marshall Scholarship, the Truman Scholarship, and the Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. Previously, she was a fellow at the Center for International and Regional Studies at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar. She is a former member of the Yale World Fellows Advisory Board.