American University's School of Public Affairs Graduate Journal
Author: May Morbarek
May Mobarek is a native of Newport Beach, CA, but has lived in the DC area for the last five years. She developed an interest in political writing after spending time in Egypt during the Arab Spring. That experience has greatly influenced her both personally and professionally. May graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in Government and Politics and minored in Leadership Studies and Spanish. She is currently in her second year of the MA in Political Communications program, focusing on electoral behavior.