Nisreen Salti is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics. She works on development economics and political economy. Her research is on inequality and inequity in resources, access, and outcomes, with a focus on health. She is especially interested in marginalized communities, particularly refugees. Her work has appeared in Social Science and Medicine, the Lancet, Tobacco Control, the International Journal for Middle Eastern Studies and the Journal of Economic Studies among others. She has been an active participant in local and regional policy debates, engaging policy-makers and analysts in government and at various multilateral organizations and arms of the UN. She obtained her PhD in Economics from Princeton University in 2006, and a Masters in Public Affairs in 1999.