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William Velez

Will Velez is an incoming MA student for the Fall 2016 semester. He obtained a BA from UIUC, doubling majoring in Political Science and Spanish and minoring in Arabic Studies. He was awarded a Foreign Languages and Area Studies fellowship by the center for Global Studies for the 2016-2017 school year. His research interests include modern Arab history, Middle Eastern languages, and intercultural and interreligious relations within the Middle East.