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Molly Anders

Molly
Research Fellow; Research Impact, Communication and Engagement Lead; Partner Activation Consultant for the Development Engagement Lab
Email: m.anders@ucl.ac.uk
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Biography

Molly Anders is the former UK correspondent for Devex and former researcher at Newsweek International. She is a Fulbright Scholar, specialising in media rights and democratization in Jordan, Palestine and Syria. She holds a BA in Middle East Studies from Bard College, certifications from the American University in Cairo in Journalism and a MFA in Creative Writing from Syracuse University.

Research

Molly currently works alongside the Development Engagement Lab team researching public attitudes toward global poverty. Her Fulbright research explored public attitudes and media coverage of aid efforts in the Middle East, as well as the presence of state-sponsored media support in Jordan, Palestine and Syria and the effects of such support on those countries’ democratic institutions.

Publications