Samia Saliba is a PhD student in American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California and a member of USC’s Critical Southwest Asia/North Africa (SWANA) Studies Research Cluster. Her work focuses on constructions and policing of terrorism over time and explores the intersections of gender violence, economic violence, and imperialism in SWANA and its diasporas. She is a member of the Radius of Arab American Writers whose creative writing has been published in Mizna, Asian American Writers’ Workshop, Apogee, and elsewhere.

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