Rahma Bayrakdar Graduate Research Associate

Rahma Bayrakdar is a graduate student at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and a Research Assistant at CPOST. She completed her Bachelor's Degree in History and Political Science at Loyola University Chicago in 2018. Her research interests include the history of political development in Syria with a specific focus on the Ba'ath Party, Assad regime, and the ongoing civil war. Rahma joined the Militant Propaganda Project team in winter 2019 working as an Arabic language analyst, and she leads the language analysis team for the academic year 2019-2020.