Why Oman?

Come explore Oman, on the edges of the Middle East! Experience life in the city, desert and coasts of the Arabian Peninsula. Learn about the culture, climate, economy, politics and geography of this crossroads between east and west.


  • 05/08/2017 to 05/19/2017


  • Ground transportation
  • 9 nights hotel
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 4 dinners
  • English-speaking guide
  • Admission fees
  • Country guidebook and pre-travel documents
  • Embedded medical insurance
  • 24/7 Emergency support

Info Session

Where: Student Union Atrium

When: October 25 2016, 11:00 am

Learn more about this program at our upcoming info session!

See your Study Abroad Office!

  1. UCIE $500 Travel Assistance Scholarship
  2. Students must complete a meeting with a study abroad advisor

Meet the Faculty

Dr. Vaughn P. Shannon

Associate Professor of Political Science
Dr. Vaughn P. Shannon is Associate Professor of political science at Wright State University, Faculty Adviser for WSU Model UN and Model Arab League, and Member of the Board of Directors of the Middle East Outreach Council. Dr. Shannon received his Ph.D from Ohio State University in 2001. His areas of expertise include international security, Middle East politics, and political psychology. He has published on the U.S. policy toward the Arab-Israeli Conflict (Balancing Act: US Foreign Policy and the Arab Israeli Conflict, Ashgate Press, 2003), U.S. policy toward Iran (Journal of Iranian Research and Analysis, 2009), and on the U.S. image in the Middle East (Harvard International Review, 2006, and Security Studies, 2007). Most recently, he is author of a Book chapter examining psychology and identity entitled “Global Citizenship in the Middle East: Presence and Prospects.” He lives in the Dayton area with his wife and two daughters.

Gift of Education

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For Parents

Thank you for considering this global opportunity for your students, and for trusting me with the important responsibility of educating them. In addition to building their resume and their network, I believe a program like this builds essential perspective that will set them on a path to becoming more global citizens!

I have chosen WorldStrides as an educational travel partner because of their reputation for excellence in logistics, educational content, and most importantly, safety and security. Read more about WorldStrides.


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