Mimi Kirk

Mimi Kirk is Al-Shabaka’s Commissioning Editor. She also serves as a contributing writer for CityLab, an online magazine focusing on urban issues. She has been an editor for magazines, think tanks, and universities, including the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University and The Middle East Institute. Her work on Palestine includes a co-edited volume, with Rochelle Davis, Palestine and the Palestinians in the Twenty-first Century (Indiana University Press, 2013) and the 2017 MERIP article, “Open Hillel: A New Campus Politics on Israel.” She holds an MA in cultural studies from Emory University and an MA in creative nonfiction writing from Johns Hopkins University.