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Neil Alacha

New York, 2016

Neil Alacha
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  • University: Harvard University

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Neil M. Alacha, Rockaway Park, is a senior at Harvard College, concentrating in Social Studies. For his senior thesis, he is studying global human rights institutions and examining their effect on local practices in Jordan. He is head captain of the Harvard Mock Trial Association, and the CEO of the Harvard Model Congress, the country’s largest annual simulation of the U.S. government for high school students. Neil is also active as a peer tutor. He is the son of a Syrian immigrant and is interested in the movement for Islamic human rights. He plans to do the M.Phil. in Modern Middle Eastern Studies at Oxford.