Will Todman is an associate fellow in the CSIS Middle East Program. His research interests include conflict, displacement, and humanitarian emergencies in the Middle East. His research, analysis, and translations have been published by the Middle East Institute, Mercy Corps, the Middle East Research and Information Project, and the Brookings Institution, and he has commented in print and on television. He previously lived in Beirut, where he worked for the British embassy and the office of the UN special envoy to Syria. Will holds a B.A. in Arabic and modern Hebrew from Oxford University and an M.A. in Arab studies with a certificate in refugee and humanitarian emergencies from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He joined CSIS in June 2016 as a visiting research associate in the Middle East Program.