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.
Elizabeth is author of Who Shot Ahmed, an ebook chronicling the murder of a 22-year-old videographer, killed in cold blood inthe dead of night at the height of Bahrain’s Arab Spring. 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 graduated Cum Laude from Yale University, with a degree in African and International Studies. She 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
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