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Mariam Georgis

Dr. Mariam Georgis is an Assistant Professor of Global Indigeneity in the Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies at Simon Fraser University (Canada). She recently completed a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Political Studies and Mamawipawin: Centre for Indigenous Governance and Community Based Research at the University of Manitoba (Canada). She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Alberta specializing in International Relations and Comparative Politics of the global South. Her research uses Indigenous and decolonial feminist approaches to global politics, critical security studies, race and Indigeneity, global colonialism and decolonization, violence and nation-building, and politics of southwest Asia (Middle East), with a focus on Indigenous politics. She is the co-author of “Indigenizing International Relations: Insights from Centring Indigeneity in Canada and Iraq” (2021), “Violence on Iraqi bodies: decolonising economic sanctions in security studies” (2019), and the author of “The Rise of ISIS in Post invasion Iraq: A Manifestation of (Neo)colonial Violence” (2023) and “Nation and Identity Construction in Modern Iraq: (Re)inserting the Assyrians” (2017).

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