Summer Tramps: American Students in the Middle East

  • Teresa Brawner Bevis


A group of young Americans and their friends are having coffee at a busy and popular spot near the university. At first glance, they might seem like typical college students enjoying a traditional junior year abroad, exchanging stories or passing the time between classes. In past decades the venue would have been the Sorbonne or Oxford or an art institute in Florence. But more often this is a common scene in the Middle East.


High Education Institution Middle East American Student Arab Region MENA Region 
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    Cara Lane-Toomey, “U.S. Government Factors Influencing an Expansion of Study Abroad in the Middle East/North Africa,” Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad 24 (2014): 121–140.Google Scholar

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