David Wheeler

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Employment Politics Protests Students

In Iraq, Hunger for Jobs Collides With a Government That Can’t Provide Them

David Wheeler | 09 Oct 2019

Protests in Iraq expressing widespread discontent with high unemployment, low living standards and corruption have met with live ammunition.

Employment Gender Policy Refugees

Turkey Becomes a Test Case for Including Refugees in Its Economy

David Wheeler | 26 Sep 2019

The country with the largest economy in the Middle East and the most Syrian refugees is seeking to find a place for them in its business landscape.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Politics Protests

Sudan’s Power-Sharing Deal Could Exclude Those Who Made It Possible

David Wheeler | 09 Jul 2019

The women and young people who organized seven months of protests that resulted in last week’s power-sharing agreement wonder if their voices will continue to be heard.

Conflict Development Faculty Quality Students

Syrian Higher Education ‘Highly Fractured and Diminished,’ Report Says

David Wheeler | 25 Jun 2019

A new report that was the combined effort of Cambridge University’s education faculty and exiled Syrian academics recommends outsiders engage more with Syrian academics and universities.

Human Rights Inequality Refugees Schools

Few Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon Get Into Secondary Education

David Wheeler | 02 Apr 2019

The middle years of education are the key obstacle for Syrian and Palestinian youth in Jordan and Lebanon, with the majority of them never making it to graduation or university, a new report says.

Faculty Quality Control Scholarships Students Technology & Online Learning

Ambitious Syrian Students Often Enter a Maze

David Wheeler, Rasha Faek | 16 Nov 2018

Syrian students who seek advanced degrees have difficulty applying to overseas programs. Inside the country, they question the quality of their education.

Data & Surveys Refugees Students

The Frustrating Lives of Syria’s Future Leaders

David Wheeler, Rasha Faek | 15 Nov 2018

A survey of Syrian students seeking advanced degrees found that many have broad personal and civic ambitions. But they face many obstacles.

Conflict Faculty Politics Refugees Students

Improving Educational Opportunities For Youth Inside Syria

David Wheeler | 13 Jun 2018

Participants in a Beirut workshop developed recommendations to improve the access of youth inside Syria to quality higher education.

Academic Freedom Arts & Culture

Can Arab Artists Survive?

David Wheeler | 18 Jul 2017

A symposium at the British museum explored how Arab artists are coping as the room they have for expressing themselves dwindles.

Book Review Literature & Translation Politics Refugees

Insights From the World’s Largest Refugee Camp

David Wheeler | 29 May 2017

“City of Thorns,” a book about the refugee camp Dadaab, in Kenya, portrays conditions that mirror those in Arab refugee settlements.




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