As a Program Associate for Protection Services, Sanan supports application intake processes and oversees assessments for global cases. Prior to joining SAR, Sanan has taught and advised international students, lectured and conducted research in peace and conflict and multicultural perspectives in academia, and managed global academic programs both stateside and abroad. Sanan holds an M.A. in International Education from New York University, with a specialization in Education in Emergencies, and a B.A. in International Studies and Education from University of California, Irvine.