Grad Students

Wisam Alshaibi



Contact Information

Email    wisam.alshaibi@ucla.edu
Office  Not Available

Fields of Study

Comparative Historical Sociology; Political Sociology; Social Theory; Political Violence & War; Archival Studies; Ba'thist Iraq; Insurgency & Nationalism

Grants and Awards

2018 - Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) US Department of Education. (declined). 

2018 - Graduate Student Research Mentorship Fellowship. UCLA Graduate Division.

2017 - Silas Palmer Research Fellowship. The Hoover Institution at Stanford University. 

2017 - Graduate Student Research Mentorship Fellowship. UCLA Graduate Division. 

2016 - Graduate Assitance for Areas of National Need (GAANN). Center for Near Eastern Studies. UCLA.

2015 - The Helen and Val Fischer Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Social Sciences. University of Colorado, Boulder. 

Conference Presentations

2018 - Resurrecting the Dead: Instrumentalizing Ba'thist Atrocities in the Service of War. Presented at the meeting of the Silas Palmer Fellows at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. 

2018 - Culture as a Weapon: On the Use of Ba'thist Atrocities in the Service of War. Invited talk at DuPaul University's "Crisis in the Middle East" event. 

2017-  Remembering for Others: On The Weaponization of Memory in the New Iraq. Presented at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association. Montreal.

2017 - Remembering for Others: On The Weaponization of Memory in the New IRaq. The annual meeting of the Social Science History Association. Washington D.C.

Advisors

Kevan Harris 

Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities & Sociology (summa cum laude) - University of Colorado, Boulder.