Emma Sky is currently director of the Yale University World Fellows program and a senior fellow at Yale's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, where she lectures on Iraq and Middle East politics. From 2007 to 2010, she served in Iraq as the political adviser to U.S. Army General Ray Odierno, and as the governorate coordinator of Kirkuk for the Coalition Provisional Authority from 2003 to 2004. Sky was made a member of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2003 and an officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2008 in recognition of her service in Iraq.

In our NAFSA Worldview Interview, Sky shares her views on Middle East relations and conflict resolution.