Abid Amiri is an Afghan citizen currently working toward an M.A. in International Development at The Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University. In 2011, he earned a double bachelor's degree in Economics and Global Studies from St. Lawrence University. He has worked at American Councils for International Education as a program associate in Washington, DC, and as a program manager in their Kabul office. Abid's work on unemployment in Afghanistan is published in the first issue of Global Journal and was presented at the 2010 Northeastern Economic Annual Conference in New York City. In addition, his research papers about Muslim-Americans' representation in the media, and Road Reconstruction in Post-Conflict Afghanistan are published in Islam and Muslim Societies Journal, and International Affairs Review. Abid is fluent in Pashto, Dari, English and Urdu.