Bethlehem Mehari

Director, Editor-in-Chief

Bethlehem is the Director and Editor-in-Chief at Horn Review. As co-founder, she oversees research and training programs, as well as the editorial process at Horn Review.

Bethlehem holds a B.A. in Comparative Politics from Furman University and an M.A. in International Economics and Conflict Management from the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Her research interests include intractable and identity-based conflicts, negotiation process and design, as well as climate change and the onset of conflict.

Prior to her work at Horn Review, Bethlehem worked with the Ethiopian Ministry of Federal Affairs in the design of government approaches to preventing and managing conflict. She also worked with FARM Africa’s Building Resilience and Adaptation Against Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) project in assessing benefits of microfinance institutions in aiding low-income households recover from natural disasters. Most recently, she worked with the Center for Development and Strategy (CDS) as an External Relations Manager, and served as an Admissions Ambassador with the Johns Hopkins University SAIS from 2018 to 2020.