Louise CainkarAssociate Professor
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Research Interests

Dr. Cainkar has conducted research in Iraq, studying the impact of economic sanctions on women and children, and in Kuwait, studying the forced migration of Palestinians and Jordanians. Her current research is on transnational Arab American youth, whom she interviewed while they attended high school in Yemen, Palestine, and Jordan.



Teaching interests:


Arab American studies, Muslims in the United States, and International Migration


Selected publications:




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Social and Cultural Sciences

Lalumiere Language Hall, Room 340
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
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