Karen Culcasi talks to a packed ATC auditorium. On the video screen behind her, it says "Asma -- Beauty Salon & Sewing."

West Virginia University geography professor discusses Syrian refugees

Karen Culcasi, an associate professor of geography at West Virginia University, discussed The Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Micro-Scaled Examination of Syrian Women Refugees in Jordan” to a packed ATC auditorium this week.

She spoke about the challenges faced by women in Jordan who had been forced to flee their native Syria because of war. Media Technologies filmed her talk for GRCCtv, and she also was interviewed for GRCC’s “Conversation with a Geographer” oral history series.

Culcasi is one of only 43 Visiting Geographical Scientists listed by the American Association of Geographers and the International Geographical Honor Society.



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