Samantha Rose Mandeles

Islamist Watch Coordinator


Samantha joined MEF in September 2017, after coordinating anti-BDS faculty efforts for Scholars for Peace in the Middle East and managing distribution for Americans for Peace and Tolerance's documentary film Hate Spaces. She earned her M.A in Counter-terrorism and Homeland Security from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel, and a double B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies and Bioarchaeology from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. Before beginning her studies in Israel, Ms. Mandeles served as senior campus coordinator and editor-in-chief for the campus team at the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) in Boston.