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Jeremy P. Barker

Senior Program Officer
Associate Director, Middle East ACtion Team

Jeremy P. Barker is a Senior Program Officer and Associate Director of the Religious Freedom Institute's Middle East Action Team. He assists with the programmatic objectives of both the Middle East and International Religious Freedom Policy Action Teams including research, writing, and advocacy with a particular focus on the Middle East and provides program development and management support for all of RFI’s action teams. He has lived or worked in the Middle East since 2010, including multiple years in Turkey and Northern Iraq. He has worked in rights-based relief, development, and advocacy across the region from Iraq and Turkey to Egypt and Morocco with a particular focus on issues of religious persecution and post-conflict justice and accountability. He holds a B.A. in History and M.A. degrees in Cross-Cultural Studies and International Relations.