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Layla M. Hashemi


Dr. Layla M. Hashemi is a researcher and data analyst at the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC) at George Mason University (GMU) focusing on international supply chains, cybercrime, and illicit trade. She earned her PhD in Public Policy at George Mason University’s Schar School and her Masters in International Relations and Comparative Politics at New York University with a concentration in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. Dr. Hashemi has presented her research among other places—at NATO, the United Nations, and professional conferences, workshops, and webinars. Her work has been published in the Washington Post, academic journals, books, and other outlets. She has held positions at governmental and non-governmental organizations including Forum 2000

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