Elizabeth Dickinson is Gulf Correspondent for The National newspaper, covering the countries of the Arabian Peninsula from her base in Abu Dhabi.
In her previous positions, she has served as assistant managing editor at Foreign Policy magazine and Nigeria correspondent for The Economist. She was Contributing Editor at World Affairs and author of the blog UnderReported, as well as correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor prior to joining The National.
She is co-editor of the recent book The Southern Tiger, Palgrave MacMillan 2012. Here work has also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Monthly, The Atlantic, The New Republic, and the Mail and Guardian, among others.
Elizabeth has reported from five continents and speaks fluent French, Spanish, and Krio, as well as basic Yoruba and Arabic. You're most likely to find her at the airport -- or on Twitter: @DickinsonBeth