Congratulations to Dr. Sophia Balakian, a 2017 PhD Alumna of Illinois Anthropology, who is set to publish her book 'Unsettled families: Refugees, Humanitarianism, and the Politics of Kinship' by Stanford University Press in 2025. Currently, Dr. Balakian is an Assistant Professor of Social Justice & Human Rights in the School of Integrative Studies at George Mason University.


Check out her book here.