Rhys Dubin is a Visiting Researcher at IRIS from September 2019 through March 2020. He is currently pursuing his MPhil in international relations at the University of Oxford. His research project investigates armed group strategies and neighborhood ethno-sectarian segregation in Baghdad between 2006 and 2007. Prior to beginning his graduate work, Rhys was a reporter for Foreign Policy magazine and the Daily Star, based in Washington, D.C. and Beirut, Lebanon. He holds a bachelors degree from Yale University.