Reina Patel

CFR Staff

Reina Patel

Research Associate, Africa Studies

Reina Patel is a research associate for Africa studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Before joining CFR, she worked as a legal writing specialist at Hudson, an immigration law firm. She holds a BA in political science and French from Barnard College of Columbia University.

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