Jonathan Adler is a Policy Assistant at IRAP. In this role he provides administrative and programmatic support to IRAP’s policy and communications work.
Prior to joining IRAP, Jonathan was a Research and Editing Intern at the Arab Center Washington DC, where he edited policy papers and reviewed recent publications in Middle East Studies. As a Charles P. Howland fellow, he spent the 2018-19 academic year in Jordan and Israel/Palestine, studying Arabic at the Sijal Institute in Amman, and working in the international advocacy department at Adalah – the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel in Haifa. Jonathan is also the Managing Editor of Tadween Publishing, a project of the Arab Studies Institute, where he oversees the production of books and magazines on topics related to the contemporary Middle East.
Jonathan graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Yale University with a B.A. in History and Philosophy. His writing has been published in various outlets and journals, including +972 Magazine, Jadaliyya, The North Carolina Historical Review, and Jewish Historical Studies. He is also proficient in Arabic.