More about Jomana Qaddour

Nonresident Senior Fellow and Head of Syria Portfolio, Atlantic Council

Jomana Qaddour is a nonresident senior fellow with the Rafik Hariri Center and Middle East Programs at the Atlantic Council, where she leads the Syria portfolio. Qaddour is a doctoral student at Georgetown University Law Center focusing on comparative constitutional law, and is currently a member of the UN-facilitated Syrian Constitutional Committee, as part of the Civil Society Group. She is also co-founder of the humanitarian organization, Syria Relief & Development. She previously served as a Senior Policy Analyst at the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, covering Syria, Iraq, Turkey, and Egypt and a Senior Analyst at Caerus Associates, managing the Syria atmospherics program for the firm’s work with USAID-OTI. From 2012-2014, Jomana was a Senior Research Assistant and Publications Manager for the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World at the Brookings Institution’s Center for Middle East Policy. She was a Truman National Security Fellow and a Center for New American Security Shawn Brimley Next Generation National Security Fellow. She has testified in front of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Tom Lantos Commission and published on Syria and the Middle East.