EDUCATION

Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations (Modern Middle Eastern History), Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, University of  Chicago (With Honors)       

Dissertation: “THE ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF IRAQ’S NATIONAL BOUNDARIES, 1918-1932: POLICING AND POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY IN THE IRAQ-NEJD AND IRAQ-SYRIA BORDERLANDS”

2018 Ph.D

Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Orit Bashkin, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations

2009 M.A.

Middle Eastern Studies, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Chicago

M.A. Thesis: "HISTORY IN TRANSLATION: ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROPAGANDA FROM THE IRAN-IRAQ WAR, 1980-1988"

M.A. Thesis Advisor: Dr. Ada Holly Shissler, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

2004 B.A.

History, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Minor: Political Science

HONORS & AWARDS

2016

Affiliated Fellow, Franke Institute for the Humanities

University of Chicago

2016

Provost’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship

University of Chicago

2015

Nicholson Center for British Studies Fellowship

University of Chicago

2012

Annual Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (Persian)

University of Chicago

2008

Annual Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (Arabic)

University of Chicago

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