Nanette Pawelek

Nanette Pawelek earned a BA in English and Literature from the Utah Valley University, an MA in Cultural Analysis from the Universiteit van Amsterdam in the Netherlands, and an MA in Comparative Literature from the University of California Santa Barbara. She has previously taught English/ Literature, Film, and German courses at the University of California, Santa Barbara; for UMUC on Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo; on Joint Base Balad in Iraq; in Kandahar, Afghanistan; and at Camp Marmal in Afghanistan.

“So, What is Afghanistan Like?” (Part 2/2)

From the day-to-day to the social and economic, Nanette K. Pawelek delivers an on the ground view of life on US and NATO operated bases in Afghanistan. This is the final part. Read part 1 here. Kandahar Airfield (KAF) remains an intricate web of fascinating experiences, and clearly there is much more to KAF than I can relate in the scope of this article. Interestingly, a member of the US Air... Continue Reading

Fair Observer

“So, What is Afghanistan Like?” (Part 1/2)

From the day-to-day to the social and economic, Nanette K. Pawelek delivers an on the ground view of life on US and NATO operated bases in Afghanistan. This is the first of two parts. “So, what is Afghanistan like?” This is the number one question people have asked me lately. It is a broad question and begs reflection upon the last nine and a half months when I taught undergraduate... Continue Reading

Fair Observer

“So, What is Afghanistan Like?”: Part 1

From the day-to-day to the social and economic, Nanette K. Pawelek delivers an on the ground view of life on US and NATO operated bases in Afghanistan. This is the first of two parts. “So, what is Afghanistan like?” This is the number one question people have asked me lately. It is a broad question and begs reflection upon the last nine and a half months when I taught... Continue Reading

Fair Observer
Fair Observer, 461 Harbor Blvd, Belmont, CA 94002, USA