Middle East Studies

Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian

Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian is Director of the Department of Social Inclusion at the Organization of American States (OAS). For more than 15 years, she has led missions, programs, and projects and conducted research on issues of democracy and elections, gender, equity, and social inclusion, among other topics. At the Department of Social Inclusion, Muñoz-Pogossian leads work on the inclusion of populations in vulnerable situations and on the promotion of the full exercise of their human rights. 

Dr. Muñoz-Pogossian holds a PhD in political science from Florida International University and a master’s degree in international relations from the University of South Florida. She is the author of various academic publications and opinion columns on issues of democracy, human rights, migration and refugees, gender equity, and social inclusion, among other topics.