Bio

Mikaela Bennett is a Presidential Management Fellow at the U.S. Department of State working with the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration as a Program Analyst. She holds an MA in Middle East Studies with a specialization in Science and Technology from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, as well as a BA in Liberal Arts from Sarah Lawrence College. 

 

Mikaela's research and analysis interests cover a wide range of issue areas, including technology policy, political economy, environmental policy, sustainable development, governance issues, migration/immigration, gender, resource strategy, and conservation. She specializes in assessing the social, economic, and political impacts of environmental factors, climate change, and emerging technology in the Middle East.