Dr. Jeffrey Cohen is a Professor of Anthropology at The Ohio State University. His research focus in migration and Refugees, Economics and Development, Nutrition, and Research Methodology. Following the bombings in Paris and again in Brussels, fears surrounding refugee placement in the U.S. has surged. Many of the republican presidential candidates issued statements regarding their hesitancy to allow further refugee placement. Dr. Cohen, whose recent article, Syrian refugees next door? Aims to answer these and other questions regarding the estimated 5 million Syrians now seeking refuge.