Randa Slim

Randa Slim is director of the Track II Dialogues initiative at The Middle East Institute and a non-resident fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced and International Studies (SAIS) Foreign Policy Institute. A former vice president of the International Institute for Sustained Dialogue, Slim has been a senior program advisor at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, a guest scholar at the United States Institute of Peace, a program director at Resolve, Inc, and a program officer at the Kettering Foundation. A long-term practitioner of Track II dialogue and peace-building processes in the Middle East and Central Asia, she is the author of several studies, book chapters, and articles on conflict management, post-conflict peace-building, and Middle East politics.

Education
B.S. at the American University of Beirut; M.A. at the American University of Beirut; Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina

Languages
Arabic, French

Countries of Expertise
Syria, Iraq, Lebanon

Issues of Expertise
Peacebuilding, Peacemaking, Negotiation, Track II Dialogue, Democratization, Post-Conflict Reconciliation

Contact: RandaSlim@aol.com

Sample Interview:

May 20, 2015: An Interview with Randa Slim.