Gaza: When is Life Grievable?
Sara Roy (Ed.D. Harvard University) is a senior research scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.
About Sara Roy
Sara Roy (Ed.D. Harvard University) is a senior research scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies specializing in the Palestinian economy, Palestinian Islamism and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Dr. Roy is also co-chair of the Middle East Seminar and the Middle East Forum at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.
Dr. Roy began her research in the Gaza Strip and West Bank in 1985 with a focus on the economic, social and political development of the Gaza Strip and on U.S. foreign assistance to the region. Since then she has written extensively on the Palestinian economy, particularly in Gaza, and on Gaza’s de-development, a concept she originated.
In addition to her academic work, she serves on the International Advisory Council of American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) among other appointments, and has served as a consultant to international organizations, the U.S. government, human rights organizations, private voluntary organizations, and private business groups working in the Middle East.