Adam Beddawi

Policy Analyst

Adam engages members of Congress and their staff on legislation and current affairs, works with federal agencies as a resource and adviser on policy issues informed by community perspectives, and organizes briefings on various domestic- and foreign-policy issues for the Capitol Hill community. In addition to researching and writing policy memos, papers and statements on policy issues, Adam also coordinates the organization’s policy goals with a specific focus on Capitol Hill. 

A Sacramento native, Adam is a proud son of immigrant parents from Syria and the Dominican Republic. He is a graduate from the University of Virginia with degrees in Philosophy and Cognitive Science, and a minor in Religious Studies.

While at the University of Virginia, Adam interned with the International Rescue Committee and the university's Religious Studies department, where he assisted with refugee resettlement in the Charlottesville area and with political discourse analysis, respectively.

Adam is passionate about understanding how inequality is distributed and reproduced in a society. He is particularly interested in analyzing the ways in which Political Islam is constructed and employed in American politics, as well as how this employment impacts the material circumstances and lived experiences of those within the Muslim community.

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