Duna Dabbas joined The American Center of Research in February 2022 as communications lead. Previously, she was with the Columbia Global Center in Amman, where she supported internal and external communications strategies as senior communications and outreach officer. Duna has also been a history teacher in the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program and contributed to the development of the curriculum by conducting pedagogically informed content-related research. As communications lead for the American Center, she oversees, supports, and manages the communications team and is responsible for developing and implementing an effective communications strategy. She holds a bachelor’s degree in global development studies from Western University in Ontario, Canada.