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Sami Al-AbdRabbuh Oral History Interview. September 13, 2016

Sami Al-AbdRabbuh Oral History Interview

Life history interview conducted by Chris Petersen.

September 13, 2016

Location:  Valley Library, Oregon State University.

Sami Al-AbdRabbuh (b. 1987) is a Ph.D. student in OSU's Industrial Engineering program who completed his master's degree within the program in 2015. The CEO of a small start-up company, Al-AbdRabbuh has also been active in both student government and state politics, running as the Progressive Party candidate for state representative during the 2016 election cycle. Al-AbdRabbuh was born in the United States and raised in Saudi Arabia, and in his interview he provides perspective on the Muslim and Muslim American experience in both the U.S. and the Middle East. His academic and entrepreneurial pursuits as well as his community service projects are likewise included as secondary topics.