Zaatari Refugee Camp
Harris Public Policy students visited Zaatari refugee camp as part of the 2018 Pearson International Conflict Seminar to Jordan, where they met with Syrian refugees leading NGO programming within the camp.
Ramin Kohanteb/The Pearson Institute
Research and Policy
Chief Research and Innovation Officer, Airbel Impact Lab
The International Rescue Committee
Jeannie Annan’s work aims to improve humanitarian policy and programs through rigorous research. Specifically, she focuses on the long-term effects of war and sexual violence, the causes and consequences of gender-based violence, and the effectiveness and impacts of humanitarian aid and programs developed to prevent and respond to violence.
Annan is the Chief Research and Innovation Officer, Airbel Impact Lab at the International Rescue Committee. Previously, she was a visiting scientist in the Department of Global Health and Population of the Harvard School of Public Health and a visiting scholar in the Human Rights Center at the University of California at Berkeley. She has also worked with humanitarian organizations in Southern Sudan, Northern Uganda, and Kosovo. She received her PhD in counseling psychology at Indiana University at Bloomington and completed postdoctoral fellowships at NYU and Yale University.
Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.