benton smGrace Benton is a Research Associate and Project Manager at the Institute for the Study of International Migration. Grace is proficient in Arabic and holds a Master’s of Arts in Arab Studies and a Certificate in Refugee and Humanitarian Emergencies from Georgetown University. She received a Fulbright Fellowship to teach and study in Jordan from 2011-12. Grace also worked at the International Refugee Assistance Project as the Egypt Program Director and managed the resettlement team at the Refugee Legal Aid Program at St. Andrews Refugee Services in Cairo, Egypt. Her current research interests and areas of work include internal displacement in Iraq, refugee resettlement, the history of refugee policy across the Middle East, and planned relocations of populations away from disaster-prone areas.