Nooran Alhamdan was an FMEP-sponsored fellow at the Middle East Institute (2020-2021), where she is graduate research fellow in the Program on Palestine and Palestinian-Israeli Affairs. An MA candidate in Arab Studies at the Edmond A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, Nooran received her bachelor’s degree in analytical economics and political science, with a minor in Middle Eastern studies, from the University of New Hampshire. She is a former intern of the United Nations Population Fund and the Arab American Institute. She is also a recipient of an undergraduate international research grant and spent the summer of 2019 conducting a research project on Palestinian refugees in Jordan. In 2019 she was named a Harry S. Truman scholar, representing the state of New Hampshire.