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2010-2011 Crapa Fellows: Geraldine Fagan

Geraldine Fagan is a British journalist who has reported on religious freedom issues in the former Soviet Union, particularly Russia, for over a decade, currently with Forum 18 News Service. With the support of the Crapa Fellowship over 11 months, Ms. Fagan’s research will examine attitudes towards religious freedom among Muslim youth in the North Caucasus and the path taken to violence by key figures in the region’s new generation of insurgents, as well as inform U.S. foreign policy on the role of religious freedom when interacting with dissident Islamic groups.