This panel discussion focuses on global issues regarding refugees, and those forced to migrate within national borders and across countries. It examines the driving forces of refugee crises, such as violence, persecution and displacement in major world regions, as well as reflect on the challenges refugees face in United Nations-run camps, in transit, and while integrating themselves into new communities. Professors analyze national and international policies and practices protecting them and how these may be improved.
Mussa Idris, Assistant Professor of Anthropology Studies
Carmen Mónico, Assistant Professor of Human Service Studies
Haya Ajjan, Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems
Brian Nienhaus, Associate Professor of Business Communication
Tonmoy Islam, Assistant Professor of Economics
Ahmed Fadam, Assistant Professor of Communications
Professor Brian Pennington, Director of the Center for the Study of Religion, Culture, and Society, opens the forum.
Elon University junior Ameya Benegal, an economics and statistics double major, facilitates the panel discussion.