Major- International Relations
Minor- Comparative Politics
Leore Ben-Chorin is a Ph.D. student in GW’s Department of Political Science focusing on international relations. Her research interests include: security studies, political violence, and the Middle East region. Before joining GW, Leore was a Research Assistant to Professor Graham T. Allison at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. At the Belfer Center, she focused on U.S. foreign policy and security issues, with a focus on Iran and Israel. Previously, Leore was a Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow at The Brookings Institution where she worked with Robert Einhorn and Ambassador Steven Pifer in the Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.