Middle East

Deema Yusuf

Deema Yusuf

Homeotwn: Ramallah, Palestine
Major: International Studies, Undergraduate
Minor: Arabic Studies
Deema speaks Arabic and English. Her interests include Palestinian culture and traditions, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, politics, religion, Islam, Islamic history, family values, gender roles and traditional dance.

Mohammed Al Astall

Mohammed Al Asttal

Hometown: Khan Yunis, Palestine
Major: Undeclared, Undergraduate
Mohammed speaks English, Arabic, and some Spanish. His interests include the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, Islam, Arab culture, and life in Palestine/Gaza.


Yaara Tal

Hometown: Kibbutz Dorot, Israel
Major: International Studies, Undergraduate
Minor: Political Science and Middle East & North African studies
Yaara speaks English and Hebrew. Her interests include politics, sports, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, gender roles, music, storytelling, military, and culture.