Global Educational Team – Leila Piran

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Leila Piran


Leila holds a Ph.D. in World Politics with a focus on the Middle East from the Catholic University of America.  She is policy fellow at the School of Public and International Policy at George mason University where she conducts research on women in entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship in Iran.  In 2013, Palgrave Macmillian published her book Institutional Change in Turkey: The Impact of EU Reforms on Human Rights and Policing.