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Azeemah Kola is a current doctoral student in Clinical Psychology at The New School for Social Research. She is particularly interested in the lived experience of marginalized populations and improving therapeutic interventions for those with minority identities. Azeemah holds an A.B. with honors from Harvard College, where she studied postcolonial history and literature. She also holds an MSc in Forced Migration & Refugee Studies from the University of Oxford, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and an MA in psychology from The New School. Prior to entering the field of psychology, Azeemah practiced corporate law in New York City.

Note: The name of her blog is inspired by the following quote by Toni Morrison: "In this country, American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate."

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