Rasha Awale, Ph.D. student, North American Studies, Doctoral School of Literary and Cultural Studies, University of Debrecen, does research on US policy toward the Middle East, focusing on the neoconservative movement and its rhetoric toward Iran. In her native Jordan, she is a women’s rights activist and a poet. Her poems appeared in Máquina Revista Electrónica (2019, 2020), Alketaba.com (2018, 2019), Qaditanet (2017), alwatanvoice.com (2017), as well as in her personal blog. She published her review “They Dare Disturb the Universe,” on L. A. Kauffman’s Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism in HJEAS (2019.2). She is a member of the Hungarian Association for American Studies, Oslo Women’s Rights Initiative, and a Leader for Democracy Fellowship alumna (Syracuse University, NY). She works as a researcher for the International Relations Division of the Greater Amman municipality facilitating cultural events with embassies, and following up the implementation of twinning agreements between Amman and other cities.