Current Fellows

Renad Mansour is a research fellow in the Middle East and North Africa Program at Chatham House. His research explores the outlook on Iraq’s transition and the dilemmas of state building. Mansour...
Kerem Ussakli will be an IRIS Research fellow from January 2018 to June 2019. He is also a doctoral student at the Department of Anthropology at Stanford University. Kerem’s doctoral dissertation...
Ahmed Tabaqchali joined IRIS as a non-resident fellow in September 2017. Mr. Tabaqchali is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of AFC Iraq Fund and a board member of the Credit Bank of Iraq with over...
  Mac Skelton joined IRIS as a Research Fellow in May 2016 and will split time between Sulaimani and Beirut through April 2017. He is currently completing a PhD in Anthropology at Johns Hopkins...
Dr. Mark DeWeaver is an emerging-markets fund manager, independent economist, and author. His publications include the book Animal Spirits with Chinese Characteristics: Investment Booms and Busts in...
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