Graduation Date

Fall 12-16-2016

Grading Professor

Mary Pilon

Subject Concentration


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


In 2015, President Barack Obama pledged to admit more than 10,000 Syrians fleeing the civil war, but with an asterisk: the near absence of religious minorities, including Christians, Yazidis and Shia Muslims. It is an omission that some have charged is discriminatory but, at the very least, has left some of the world’s most vulnerable hanging in the balance.

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