Dr. Mogielnicki is a Middle East-focused political economist. His current professional affiliations span top-tier research institutes, academic institutions, NGOs, and consultancies. Dr. Mogielnicki is a Senior Resident Scholar at the Arab Gulf States Institute as well as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Georgetown University and the George Washington University. He serves as an Advisor with Freedom House and an External Consultant with Eurasia Group. Dr. Mogielnicki is the author of A Political Economy of Free Zones in Gulf Arab States (Palgrave Macmillan 2021), and he is currently working on an edited volume about the political economy of sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East and Asia. He is a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the Board of Advisors at Henley & Partners. The Middle East Policy Council listed Dr. Mogielnicki in their inaugural 40 Under 40 awards for influential Middle East experts. Dr. Mogielnicki holds a D.Phil degree from the University of Oxford’s Magdalen College and a M.Phil degree in Modern Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Oxford’s St Antony’s College. He received his BA from Georgetown University with a double major in Arabic and Government, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.