Madeleine Hall is currently an M.A. candidate at Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies. Prior to pursuing her master’s, Madeleine studied Arabic through the Critical Language Scholarship program in Ibri, Oman and the Boren Scholarship program in Amman, Jordan. She later relocated to Cairo, Egypt, where she spent two years studying Arabic through the Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) Fellowship at The American University in Cairo and working in journalism and Arabic-English translation. Before joining TIMEP, Madeleine worked as the Egypt Policy Intern at the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED).