Jülide Iye ’18
Albright Fellow 2017

Jülide Iye
Jülide is a junior majoring in Middle Eastern Studies with a minor in Psychology.

This past summer of 2016 Jülide interned at the Tangier American Legation Institute of Moroccan Studies in coordination with Archnet of the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT. Throughout her internship Julide’s archival and photography work sought to preserve and record the urban changes of Tangier’s built environment. She is currently an undergraduate researcher at the McGovern Brain Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology studying striosomes and their role in Huntington’s Disease. On campus Julide is Vice President of Al-Muslimat, the Muslim student organization, and works in the Sponsored Research Department. Julide co-founded Muslim Youth Support Network, a platform for students experiencing bullying as a result of their Muslim identity. She speaks Turkish, French, and Arabic. Julide is interested in pursuing work further exploring and improving health and education access to refugee populations in the Middle East.