Amanda Zeidan is a graduate student in the Master of Science in Foreign Service program concentrating in global business and finance. Her research focuses on public-private partnerships to track and prevent financing to international terrorist organizations. Prior to attending Georgetown, Amanda worked as a Foreign Affairs Fellow in the Office of Senator Harry Reid (Nevada). She has also worked in community economic development in Peace Corps Azerbaijan and on election monitoring issues for The Carter Center. She is currently a Department of State Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellow.
Advisor: Ramon Escobar, U.S. State Department Rusk Fellow, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy
Research Topic: Crime-Terror Cooperation: Fighting the Rise of Organized Crime and Terrorism with Public-Private Partnerships