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
Pearson Fellow Alum
Sarah Claudy, MPP'19, is a Nuclear Surface Warfare Officer with the US Navy.
While at Harris Public Policy, Claudy conducted research under the direction of Professor Austin Wright, studying migration trends from Northern Africa to Italy that sought to estimate the effect of conflict on migratory trends and to provide insight into behavioral risk analysis with regard to migrant populations. During the summer of 2018 she continued this research while taking courses at UChicago's Booth School of Business.
Prior to her time at the University of Chicago, Claudy worked with NASA’s Operation IceBridge, a data collection initiative that monitors ice levels in the Arctic region. She also spent a summer studying Arabic at Haifa University in Israel.
Claudy holds an undergraduate degree from the United States Naval Academy.
Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.