Author Aziza Kasumov

Aziza Kasumov is a freelance journalist originally from Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany, now living in Los Angeles, CA. She’s a senior at the University of Southern California with a double-major in Print and Digital Journalism and International Relations. Her primary interests include transatlantic political and economic relations, the West’s involvement in the Middle East and the rise of right-wing extremism in liberal democracies, particularly in Germany, France and the US. At USC, she’s involved in the student media coverage of South Los Angeles and the Teaching International Relations Program (TIRP). She has worked for newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic (The Huffington Post, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) and is fluent in English, German and French.