May 15, 2017

Michael Karam is awarded an honorable mention for the undergraduate essay "The Lebanese M Community: Identities Lost (or) Found in Translation.

Michael Karam is a graduating senior in the College of Arts and Sciences studying economics and International Relations with a minor in math. Over the past year, he was the recipient of the Andrew Mellon Undergraduate Humanities Forum Research Fellowship, which enabled him to study queer language in Lebanon. Michael is passionate about building understanding and bringing people together. He loves studying literature, the relationship between media and politics, and international topics in general. Michael knows Arabic, English, and French, and hopes to one day be fluent in all 6 official UN languages.