Annelle Sheline

Annelle Sheline



Major — Comparative Politics

Minor — International Relations

A PhD candidate with a regional focus on the Middle East, Annelle studies the role of religion in public life. After graduating from NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, Annelle worked as a journalist in the Middle East, reporting on economic and financial news in Egypt and Yemen. She started at GW in 2011.

Having spent half of 2012 in Cairo on a fellowship for Arabic studies, Annelle is currently conducting fieldwork in the region.

Current Research

Comparative politics of the Middle East, international political economy, Islamism, nationalism, political memory


BA in Conflict Studies, Middle East concentration, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University


"After the Annan Plan: Psychological Empowerment Among Cypriots." NYU Journal of Politics and International Affairs, Vol. 2 (2007).

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