Sara Roy is an American political economist and scholar. She is a Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University.
Roy's research and over 100 publications focus on the economy of Gaza and more recently on the Palestinian Islamic movement. Reviewing her 2007 Failing Peace: Gaza and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, Bruce Lawrence writes that "Roy is the leading researcher and most widely respected academic authority on Gaza today." She has also studied Palestinian politics and the broader IsraeliāPalestinian conflict.Continue Reading »