Development & Communications Officer Jacqueline Salzinger

Jacqueline Salzinger at the site of Ba’albek in Lebanon

Jacqueline Salzinger is the Development & Communications Officer at ACOR as of August 18, 2019. She assists Director Barbara A. Porter with fundraising for ACOR as well as composing and distributing external communications to various ACOR stakeholders and partners. She coordinates ACOR’s communications strategy, manages social media, and also supports ACOR’s Public Lecture events.

Jacqueline graduated from Yale College magna cum laude in 2018 with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Anthropology. Thereafter she studied at the Center for Arabic Study Abroad in Amman, 2018–2019.  Her professional background includes both administrative and program development and spans various non-profits in the U.S., including refugee & immigrant services, community organizations, and public parks. She conducted ethnographic research in Amman in 2017 and 2018 on “Localization in Humanitarian Practice,” analyzing workplace dynamics and multiculturalism in Amman-based NGOs. She is passionate about language education and Arabic pedagogy and is working towards a certification in Teaching English as a Second or Other Language. Other intellectual interests include gender studies, translation, and transcultural psychiatry.