Jacob Bailey is currently a sophomore in third year Arabic. He is from Schererville, Indiana and is double majoring in International Studies and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures with a focus in Arabic. He is also pursuing a minor in Central Eurasain Studies with a focus on the Uyghur language. His main focus right now is studying the connections between the Arab world and Turkic minorities in Western China. He is passionate about bringing attention to the Uyghur genocide in western China. He would like to use his Arabic skills in conjunction with his Uyghur to better advocate for Turkic minorities in the Arab world. He is also an RA, so you may see him if you are an incoming freshman.