GI-TOC staff member

Rebecca Murray

Senior Analyst, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

Rebecca Murray is a Senior Analyst with the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime. Her focus is Libya, a country she has both lived in and visited as a freelance journalist and field researcher from 2012 to the present.
Rebecca has written about Libya’s southern border communities, illicit trade, and conflict, and explored the drivers of battle and players in the country’s north and south. She has also reported on migration and trafficking, the prison system, marginalized communities and timely human interest stories, including the impact of chronic war on psychological health. She has published field analysis for established think tanks and NGOs, and is a contributing author for the book, “The Libyan Revolution and Its Aftermath,” published by Oxford University Press.
In addition to Libya, Rebecca has lived and worked as a freelance journalist and consultant for NGOs in Tunisia, Yemen, Afghanistan, Syria, Lebanon, Palestinian Territories, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Liberia and Ethiopia. She holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from the New School University in New York City.