Bio: Karen Kramer
Karen Kramer, Deputy Director
Karen is deputy director at the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI), where she develops the Center’s global policy goals and strategies, leads the planning, research and drafting of reports and policy briefings, and manages multiple programs, including the Center’s UN advocacy. Karen also served as deputy director for the Iran Business Responsibility (IBR) project, where she led the research and analysis of the Iranian business, regulatory, economic and political environment. Previously, Karen taught international relations and Middle East politics and economics at the State University of New York at Purchase. She also worked as a private consultant on the Middle East, producing reports for leading political and business risk consultancies, multinational corporations, think tanks and NGOs, and briefing U.S. government officials on MENA/Gulf foreign policy. She was also executive editor of the MidEast Report, a leading publication on Middle East politics, business and oil. Karen has published in scholarly journals and provides expert commentary and analysis on the Middle East to the media, think tanks, NGOs and academic centers of excellence.
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