Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Karen Young is a senior resident scholar at the Arab Gulf States Institute and adjunct faculty member of George Washington University and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Previously, she was a research fellow at London School of Economics and Political Science, Middle East Centre, and from 2009 to 2014, an assistant professor of political science at American University of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates). Young has also worked at New York University. With her research and publications focusing on the political economies of Gulf Arab states, she’s the author of The Political Economy of Energy, Finance and Security in the United Arab Emirates: Between the Majilis and the Market.