Globalization and Immigration, Identity Politics, Middle East, Trauma Studies
Muna Altaweel graduated from Yarmouk University in Jordan with a BA in English and an MA in Literature and Criticism with a concentration on Literary Trauma Theory. Her main focus of study was the literary representation of trauma in 20th century Syrian Literature.
She is currently a doctoral student at George Mason University. Her research focus revolves around Politics of Identity and Modes of Activism in the Levant after the Arab Spring.