Campus hosted academic panel discussion on the refugee crisis

On Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m. in the John E. Morgan Auditorium, Penn State Schuylkill faculty and honors students and PA State Rep. Michael G. Tobash will host a panel discussion of historical background, current situations, and their side effects in the context of worldwide terror and ISIS/ISIL, Middle Eastern ethnic identity, Syrian refugees, and their coming to the United States. 

Members of the panel include:


Dr. Charles Cantalupo

Distinguished Professor of English, Comparative Literature, and African Studies


PA State Rep. Michael G. Tobash

Dr. Hakan Can, associate professor of public affairs

Dr. Peter Grahame, assistant professor of sociology

Dr. Juliette Tolay, assistant professor of political science and public policy

Bryan Underkoffler, Penn State Schuylkill honors student

Emily Yocom, Schreyer Honors College Student

The discussion will also include questions taken from the audience.

The event is free, open to the public, and light refreshments will be provided.