Middle East Turmoil Sends Scholars and Students Packing

Holly Pickett, Redux, for The New York Times

Zoe Griffith, a Ph.D. candidate at Brown U., was forced to leave Cairo for Istanbul this summer to continue her field research on Egyptian port cities' influence on trade in the Middle East.
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This summer, as yet another violent political upheaval rocked Egypt, study-abroad and foreign academic programs operating here scrambled to get their students out.

Zoe Griffith, a Ph.D. student at Brown University on a Fulbright-Hays fellowship in...

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