Dr Jessica Watkins

Dr Jessica Watkins

Research Officer

Middle East Centre

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Key Expertise
Middle East

About me

Jessica has been a Research Officer at the Middle East Centre since 2017. She works on the DfID sponsored Conflict Research Programme and her research focuses on regional and domestic drivers of conflict and peace in Iraq and Syria. Jessica has a BA from Cambridge University in Arabic and French, a Masters in International Relations from the War Studies Department, King’s College London, and a PhD on civil policing in Jordan, also from the War Studies Department.

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Expertise Details

Middle East policing; Jordanian national identity; Contemporary Iraqi politics & security; international politics of the Middle East