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Qais Akbar Omar (GRS’16), a graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, has published a much-praised memoir, A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story. He recalls how the violence and tumult of civil war jolted his family, who, despite losing relatives, their home, and possessions, continued to nurture his wish to attend a university.

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Against Self-Reliance: The Arts of Dependence in the Early United States

African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama

Democracy in Europe: The EU and National Polities

Misremembering Dr. King: Revisiting the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Chinese Political Novel: Migration of a World Genre

School’s Out: Gay and Lesbian Teachers In the Classroom

Religious Education and the Challenge of Pluralism

A Map of Betrayal: A Novel

Hold the Dark

Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries

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