Myanmar Team

Carolyn Nash – IBJ Fellow


Carolyn has worked on political and social development projects in Indonesia, East Timor, Kenya, Uganda, and Myanmar. She conducted research on grassroots political engagement during the 2012 elections in East Timor for the Asia Foundation; designed qualitative assessments to address the needs of refugee populations in Kenya and Uganda; and contributed to Derailed: Transitional Justice in Indonesia since the Fall of Soeharto for the International Center for Transitional Justice. She currently works on human rights and civic engagement initiatives in Myanmar.

Carolyn holds a BA in English Literature from Columbia University and an MA in International Development and Economics with a focus on Politics and Governance from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). She is proficient in Bahasa Indonesia and has been studying Burmese for 18 months.