Kate List

Kate List is IRAP’s Middle East Field Director. In this role, Kate oversees the work of IRAP’s field offices in Amman and Beirut.

Prior to joining IRAP, Kate worked in the Refugee Protection Department of Human Rights First in Washington, D.C. and studied in Damascus, Syria as a CASA Fellow (Center for Arabic Study Abroad) and in Rabat, Morocco as a Fulbright Scholar.

Kate graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law where she co-founded Penn’s IRAP chapter and also received a Master’s Degree in Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations. She graduated from the University of Chicago with a BA in Political Science, Comparative Literature, and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations.

Kate is a member of the Pennsylvania bar.