Cale Salih is a Research Officer with the UNU Centre for Policy Research. Prior to joining UNU, she was a Project Manager at the Institute for Integrated Transitions in Barcelona, focusing on post-conflict and post-authoritarian transitions in fragile and conflict-affected states. She has also held a number of research positions, fellowships, and consultancies focused on the Middle East, including with the International Crisis Group, the European Council on Foreign Relations, and Integrity. In addition, she has worked with news outlets including Al-Monitor and The Atlantic, and has published op-eds and reported pieces in various publications, including The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, and The Guardian. She holds a Masters of Studies in International Human Rights Law from Oxford University and an undergraduate degree (A.B.) from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.