Rohan Advani is a senior policy associate at The Century Foundation. His research interests include the political economy of infrastructure, corruption, and trade in the Middle East, focusing on the influence of Gulf-based capital in the Levant. Prior to working at the Century Foundation, he worked at the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies and at the Institute for Palestine Studies. He is also the co-host of ‘Unfortunately, It Was Paradise’, a podcast that explores music from the Middle East and North Africa. He holds a BSFS in International Affairs from Georgetown University and a MA in Near Eastern Studies from New York University.