Conner Maher

Conner Maher is a dual degree candidate at The Fletcher School and Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, researching the nexus between development, urbanization, and conflict mitigation. Conner spent the summer of 2014 conducting research in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan and has previously worked as an urban planner in the Middle East.

Fletcher Forum articles by Conner Maher:


Supporting a Brittle Ally: Jordan’s Looming Crisis

October 14, 2014 by Conner Maher
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As the U.S continues airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Washington’s dependency on Jordan as one of its few remaining, stable allies in a region of insecurity has only deepened.

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Technology’s Role in the Middle East: Building Bridges in Bytes

August 1, 2013 by Conner Maher
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In an age of bridges, not barriers, technology could connect Israel and Palestine and forge more peaceful relations.

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