Salma Mousa

Postdoctoral Fellow
Stanford University



Salma Mousa is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Immigration Policy Lab and at Stanford’s Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. She received her Ph.D. in political science at Stanford, using field experiments to understand how intergroup contact can reduce prejudice toward ethnic and religious minorities. Her research investigates how grassroots programs and policy tools can build social cohesion in the Arab world and the United States.

Salma is a former peace and security fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, and holds a B.Sc. in international politics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar.