Heide Woelfel

hwoelfel@bu.edu

BIO AND RESEARCH

Heide Woelfel is currently working in the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School, after having completed a Bachelors in Communication at Emerson College and then a sojourn to American University, Beirut for a Masters in Modern Middle Eastern Studies. Her Masters thesis explored women’s internal migration in Syria, and she is currently serving as an Arabic-speaking volunteer for a newly arrived Iraqi family in Boston. She remains interested in understanding immigration, transnationalism, and forced migration.