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Ilona Alexandra

Ilona Alexandra
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Ilona Gerbakher is a student, traveler and writer currently living in Rabat and studying French, Arabic and Darija. After graduating UCLA magna cum laude in 2011 with a degree in Middle Eastern and North African Studies, she began her studies in Islamic Theology as a Presidential Scholar at the Harvard Divinity School. She spent the summer of 2013 in Morocco as a Critical Language Scholar of advanced Arabic, where she fell madly in love with the country. After conducting research in Qatar as a Georgetown-Qatar Arabic Language Fellow, she moved to Morocco in February in order to pursue her research on Maliki theodicy and the practice of sihir in the maghreb.