American Refuge: The Global Refugee Crisis and What it Means for Us: Global Briefing Series
Diya Abdo is the Lincoln Financial Professor of English in the Department of English at Guilford College. A second-generation Palestinian refugee born and raised in Jordan. Dr. Abdo’s teaching, research, and scholarship focus on Arab women writers and Arab and Islamic feminisms. In 2015, Dr. Abdo founded Every Campus A Refuge (ECAR) initiative which advocates for housing refugee families on college and university campus grounds and supporting them in their resettlement. OSU Global is excited to have Dr. Abdo on campus to discuss refugees as our campus welcomed 70 Afghan families this past year.