The WISE Research Series

Mr. Brian Jaewon Chung

Position: Research Projects Coordinator, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Resea
Country: United Arab Emirates

Brian Chung is a Research Projects Coordinator at the Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research. His academic and research interests include public policy analysis and evaluation relating to social and institutional development, particularly in the Middle East. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science with concentrations in history and Middle Eastern studies from NYU Abu Dhabi. Before joining the Al Qasimi Foundation, Brian worked for the Legal Aid Society in New York City, where he conducted data-driven research on homeless rights projects and various civil class action suits. He also helped with research and capacity building initiatives at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University and the Of Many Institute at New York University.