Laura Albast

Senior Editor of Digital Strategy and Communications, Institute for Palestine Studies


Laura Albast is a Palestinian-Syrian-American writer and editor of news, narrative journalism, and arts and culture. She has bylines in The New Arab, Arab American News, and other outlets. She also has translation bylines in Bloomberg Businessweek and The Nation. Albast is particularly interested in reporting on communities that are overlooked due to language barriers. She holds degrees from the American University of Beirut and Boston University. She is currently the senior editor of digital strategy and communications at the Institute for Palestine Studies in Washington, D.C.