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Jumana Kawar, PMP

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(831) 656-2574
Office Address:
Glasgow Hall, Room 325

Faculty Associate for Education

Middle East, Small States' Foreign Policy, International Law


Jumana Kawar is a faculty associate for education with the National Security Affairs Department at the Naval Postgraduate School. She holds a Master’s of Science degree in International Relations from New York University (2012).  Her graduate thesis focused on the study of small states foreign policy in the Middle East. She also holds a certificate in international studies from the Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University (2010) and a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago (2008).  Prior to joining NPS, Jumana worked as a team leader and assistant professor of Arabic at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey and worked as the executive assistant to the Jordanian Ambassador in Washington DC. She interned with the Dar Al Hayat newspaper at the United Nations in New York and the Arab Studies Institute in Washington DC.