Zaatari Refugee Camp
Harris Public Policy students visited Zaatari refugee camp as part of the 2018 Pearson International Conflict Seminar to Jordan, where they met with Syrian refugees leading NGO programming within the camp.
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Research and Policy
Mwangi Thuita comes to The Pearson Institute after working as a program assistant at the Social Science Research Council’s African Peacebuilding Network where he focused on grantwriting and communications. There, he was also the host of a podcast focused on peacebuilding in Africa. He has previously worked with the National Counter Terrorism Center in Nairobi, Kenya and as an English teacher in Marmanet and Nairobi, Kenya.
Thuita holds a BA in government and philosophy from Cornell University, and studied abroad in Lebanon and Cambodia. He speaks Spanish, Swahili and Arabic.
Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.