Tessa Talebi

Program Associate, POMEPS

Department: Project on Middle East Political Science


Email: Tessa Talebi
Office Phone: (202) 994-7689

Tessa Talebi is a Program Associate of POMEPS. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in Global Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. During her time at Cal, Talebi taught a course on political activism and hip hop, which analyzed the relationship between hip hop and modern politics. Talebi has lived and studied in Lebanon, earning a certificate in Arabic Language and Culture from the American University of Beirut. She also conducted field research in Israel, Palestine, and Jordan exploring the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.