Syria researcher fired for faking resume; Elizabeth O'Bagy lied about Ph.D.

The Institute for the Study of War released a statement on O'Bagy's termination:

The Institute for the Study of War has learned and confirmed that, contrary to her representations, Ms. Elizabeth O'Bagy does not in fact have a Ph.D. degree from Georgetown University. ISW has accordingly terminated Ms. O'Bagy's employment, effective immediately.

The statement was posted on O'Bagy's bio page. She was involved inthe Syria Project.

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