Julia Choucair Vizoso

Non-resident Fellow

Julia Choucair Vizoso is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Arab Reform Initiative, collaborating on the Programme on Sustainable and Inclusive Environmental Policy in the MENA Region. She is also editor and translator at the Beirut-based independent media organization The Public Source, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Elcano Royal Institute in Madrid. She holds a PhD in Political Science from Yale University and an M.A. in Arab Studies/B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. She has served as Vice-Chair of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of California, Berkeley (2016-19), Fellow at Stanford University (2014-16), and as Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington D.C., where she was also Editor-in-Chief of the bilingual monthly Sada.