Lynette Hacopian

Graduate Student Assistant

Lynette Hacopian is a Master’s student at the department of Near Eastern Studies at NYU. She worked as a research fellow at a think tank in Armenia called Regional Studies Center, and a Research Assistant at the Center for Trans-boundary Water Management in Israel, as well as Al-Quds University, where she worked on projects related to connecting agricultural lands to wastewater treatment plants in the lower Jordan valley, assessed development needs, and analyzed climate and soil data using irrigation software. Lynette’s current research interests include the politicization of water and other natural resources in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as the history of Iraqi Jews in the ’40s and early ’50s.