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Zeinab Shuker

Zeinab Shuker

Zeinab Shuker is a first year graduate student who specializes in political economy and theory, with special emphasis on the Middle East in general, and Iraq in particular. She won the Graduate Student Paper Competition award from the University of Memphis for her master’s thesis “Oil, Polity, And Civil Society: The Construction Of The Hegemonic Apparatus In Iraq.” In her thesis, Zeinab focused on the interaction between the renter economy and the civil sphere in Iraq between the 1940s-1950s, and how that period shaped the country for the years to come.

Contact Info: zeinab.shuker@email.ucr.edu


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