Teresa Perosa (Jordan)


Teresa Perosa (Jordan)

Teresa Perosa is a graduate student at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University. After working for six years as a journalist covering world affairs based in her hometown of São Paulo, Brazil, she is pursuing a master's degree in international affairs, concentrating in human rights & humanitarian policy and specializing in gender and the Middle East. She worked as a special envoy reporting from Colombia, Venezuela, the US, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Her work on the Za'atari Refugee Camp, in northern Jordan, was awarded at the International Red Cross Humanitarian Journalism Prize in 2017. At SIPA, she is President of the Gender Policy Working Group (GPWG), a student-based organization which aims to foster the debate on gender in the different areas of policy, and is the Communications Chair of the Human Rights Working Group (HRWG). Teresa holds a BA in Journalism from the University of São Paulo. Her interests include refugee and migration policy, gender, post-colonial and critical theory.



03 Aug

At long last, masgouf – or on refugees and food

I am often reluctant in indulging discussions over the “great contributions” immigrant and refugee populations

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Posted Aug 03, 2018

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01 Aug

Ain’t I a Refugee?

  Back in November 2015, hundreds of Sudanese refugees living in Jordan organized and set

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Posted Aug 01, 2018

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29 Jul

On Hashemi Shamali and urban refugees

The word refugee, more often than not, conjures automatically images of people sitting in makeshift

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Posted Jul 29, 2018

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18 Jul

Where is Mohamed?

  “Ween Mohamed?” For anyone that hangs out enough in the second-floor office of the

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Posted Jul 18, 2018

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20 Jun

The privilege of movement

  What does the “zero-tolerance” policy for people crossing the southland border in the U.S.

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Posted Jun 20, 2018

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18 Jun

On the permanence of the temporary

Last time I was in Jordan, back in 2016, I spent most of my time

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Posted Jun 18, 2018

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