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Nancy Messieh

Associate Director, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East; Editor, EgyptSource

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Nancy Messieh is the associate director of the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East and editor of EgyptSource, a blog following Egypt's transition.

Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, she was based in Cairo, Egypt as The Next Web's Middle East editor. She has also worked for The American University in Cairo Press and the Egyptian publication Midan Misr. She holds a bachelor's degree in English and comparative literature from the American University in Cairo and has been published in Phirebrush Magazine, Identity Theory, and others. She is also a published poet; Photographs Never Taken has been published by UKA Press, 2004.