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Abdul Habib Zahori | Second Year MA Candidate

Abdul Habib Zahori, MA Candidate at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Education: Pediatric medicine, Kabul Medical University

Program at the Josef Korbel School: International Studies

What work experience do you have? I have extensively worked for the New York Times, the New Yorker, Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, BBC, and McClatchy News Papers.

Why did you choose the Josef Korbel School? I am a Fulbright Scholar and the Fulbright Committee of the State Department directed me to the University of Denver.

What are your career goals? To represent my country in the international arena and to teach in one of the universities in Afghanistan.

So far, how has the Josef Korbel School prepared you for your career? It has been fantastic. I have been learning a lot.

Favorite place to unwind: Kabul, Afghanistan

Favorite Denver/Colorado activity: Going to the gym

Favorite spot abroad: I haven't been outside of Afghanistan (except for the U.S.)