Gokh Amin Alshaif
Yemen War Updates
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University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
PhD Student in History (Modern Middle Middle East)
Masters of Arts in Global & International Studies
California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB)
Bachelors of Arts in Religious Studies
Bachelors of Arts in Political Science
Instructor of Record
INT93LS: Research Methods in the Social Sciences and Humanities (Summer 2019)
INT93LS: Research Methods in the Social Sciences and Humanities (Summer 2018)
Graduate Teaching Assistant
HIST 4C: History of Europe, 1715—Present (Spring 2019)
HIST 2A: Ancient History (Winter 2019)
HIST 46: History of the Modern Middle East (Fall 2018)
HIST 2C: World History, 1700-Present (Fall 2017)
INT 35DS: The Past Haunts the Present: Enduring Themes in History (Summer 2017)
HIST 17C: History of the American Peoples, 1920-Present (Spring 2017)
HIST 17B: History of the American Peoples, 1813-1919 (Winter 2017)
ENGR 101: Engineering Ethics (Fall 2016)
GLBL 158: American Foreign Policy in the Middle East (Summer 2016)
GLBL 124: Global Conflict (Spring 2016)
GLBL 1: Global History, Culture, and Ideology (Winter 2016)
SOC 108G: Research and Methods (Spring 2015)
GLBL 1: Global History, Culture, and Ideology (Winter 2015
GLBL 110: Culture and Global Ethics (Fall 2014)
FELLOWSHIPS & HONORS (SELECTED)
UC Doctoral Scholars Fellowship (2018-2024)
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center Graduate Collaborative Award (2016—2017)
National Security Education Program David L. Boren Fellowship (2015—2016)
Kendra Chiota Payne Memorial Internship Award Recipient (2015—2016)
Orfalea Endowment Fellowship (2014—2015)
Outstanding Graduate in the School of Arts and Humanities (Class of 2014)
Outstanding Graduate in Religious Studies (Class of 2014)
Outstanding Graduate in Political Science (Class of 2014)
Outstanding Undergraduate Paper in Political Science (Class of 2014)
Sally Casa Nova Pre-Doctoral Program Scholar (2013—2014)
Ronald E. McNair Scholar (2012—2014)
RESEARCH CONFERENCES & AWARDS (SELECTED)
Global & International Studies Master’s Thesis
Banat al Yaman:
The Empowerment and Disenfranchisement of Yemeni Women Pre and Post Unification
Unjust Borderlands: Injustice and Cultural Bordering Conference. May 2017.
Boren FED Talks. Boren Awards Symposium. September 2016.
Annual Grad Slam Competition. UCSB Graduate Division. April 2016.
Political Science Undergraduate Honors Thesis
TOPIC: Daughters of Sojourners: The Yemeni-American Female’s Experience in Education
Best Graduate Paper Award.
Social Science Research and Instructional Center. May 2014.
Second Place Winner.
15th Annual CSU State Student Research Competition. April 2014.
The Michael Flachmann Outstanding Presentation Award.
2014 Honors Consortium. April 2014.
Outstanding Oral Presentation.
35th Annual Central California Research Symposium. April 2014.
First Place Winner.
15th Annual CSU Bakersfield Student Research Competition. April 2014.
Religious Studies Undergraduate Honors Thesis
TOPIC: Liberating the Veiled Women of the Desert: Western Feminism and the Muslim Woman
Annual Philosophy and Religious Studies Conference. May 2013.
Native Arabic Speaker