Alexandra Wells is a junior from New York City double concentrating in history and Middle East studies. She is interested in solidarity and shared experiences between Arab-Jewish and Palestinian communities. She spent this past summer working as a government affairs intern at the New York Chapter of the Council on American–Islamic Relations. At Brown, she has written and edited for several publications, such as the Brown Political Review and the Brown Undergraduate Journal of Middle East Studies. She is also involved in activist circles advocating for the rights of marginalized communities in the Middle East and throughout the globe.