Emily London is a research associate for the Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, London held positions at the Brookings Institution’s Center for Middle East Policy and at the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding. London is a proud alumna of Barnard College, the women’s college of Columbia University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Middle Eastern studies and graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude.