Hira Jafri is the Director of Global Programs at the MacMillan Center, where she supports numerous interdisciplinary programs. She holds a B.A. degree in cultural psychology with certificates in Middle Eastern Studies and South Asian Studies from Wesleyan University, where she also received her M.A. degree in the same field. Hira’s career experiences range from work in arts programming, to quantitative and qualitative research, as well as in book preservation. She speaks Arabic, French, Hindi, and Urdu.