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Columbia Journalism School '18


Zein B. Jardaneh is a reporter studying at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, with a strong interest in international affairs and socio-economic issues. Previously she worked as a research analyst at a political communications and strategy firm in the United Arab Emirates, where she provided weekly news roundups and analysis for clients. She holds a B.S. in policy analysis and management from Cornell University. 

For her  master’s project, she will look into how the opioid crisis is playing out in New York City, with a particular focus on the Bronx and Staten Island, the two boroughs with the highest opioid-related overdose deaths in the City. 

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