March 28 presentation looks at challenges faced by Syrian women refugees

The Social Sciences Department is sponsoring a March 28 presentation of “The Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Micro-Scaled Examination of Syrian Women Refugees in Jordan.”

Karen Culcasi, an associate professor of geography at West Virginia University, will lead the discussion at 6:30 p.m. in room 168 of the ATC. Culcasi has conducted fieldwork throughout the Middle East, as well as in Dearborn, Mich. One of her recent efforts has been devoted to documenting the daily and long-term challenges of displacement.

Everyone is welcome to this lecture; questions may be directed to Stacy Herrick, at, or Mike DeVivo, at


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