Sreemati Mitter is a post-doctoral research fellow in history at the IAST. She is currently working on a book entitled "A History of Money in Palestine: From the 1900s to the Present." She received her Ph.D. in history from Harvard University’s history department in 2014 and an AM in history from Harvard in 2008. She also earned a Master's in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School in 2005, and a BA in Economics from Middlebury College in 1999. She previously worked for the Palestine Investment Fund in Ramallah, Palestinian Territories and at Credit Suisse in New York, for the Energy and Project Finance Group of its Investment Banking Division.