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SYAZA SHUKRI

Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
53100 Kuala Lumpur
MALAYSIA

syazashukri@iium.edu.my


Full Name                                 Syaza Farhana Binti Mohamad Shukri

Date of Birth                            February 16, 1989

Place of Birth                           Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Nationality                                Malaysian


Current Research Interests

  • Democratization
  • Identity politics
  • Party politics
  • Populism
  • Political Islam
  • Middle East politics

Language Skills: Malay (Native), English (Fluent), Arabic (Basic), Turkish (Basic)

Education

PhD in Political Science, International Islamic University Malaysia
Thesis title: Discursive Strategies of Turkey’s AK Party: A Critical Analysis (2002-2015)
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ishtiaq Hossain
Represented IIUM for ‘3 Minute Thesis’ competition at the national level

MSc in Comparative Politics (Democracy), London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Graduated with Merit
Dissertation title: Dynamics of Islamist Parties: Moderation and Creative Appropriation in Malaysia and Morocco
Supervisor: Dr. John Hutchinson

Bachelor of Arts, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Double major in Political Science and History
Graduated summa cum laude
Program Honor in Political Science
Student Scholar at the University of Pittsburgh Honors Convocation, 2012
Student Honoree at the University of Pittsburgh Honors Convocation, 2011

Publications

Journal Articles

Mohamad Shukri, S. F. (2019). Changing strategy by Turkey’s AKP: the learning curve theory. Millennial Asia, Online first, pp.1-9

Durmaz, F. & Mohamad Shukri, S. F. (2019). Turkey-Malaysia relations in the21st Century. Bölgesel Araştırmalar Dergisi, 3 (1), pp.115-148

Malik, M. & Mohamad Shukri, S. F. (2018). From political Islam to democrat Muslim: A comparison between Rashid Ghannouchi and Anwar Ibrahim. Intellectual Discourse, 26 (1), pp.161-188

Mohamad Shukri, S. F. (2017). The Role of Ethnic Politics in Promoting Democratic Governance: A Case Study of Malaysia. Intellectual Discourse 25(2), pp. 321-339

Mohamad Shukri, S. F. & Hossain, I. (2017). Strategic Shifts in Discourse by the AKP in Turkey, 2002-2015. Mediterranean Quarterly 28(3), pp. 5-26.

Mohamad Shukri, S. F. & Hossain, I. (2017). Political Discourse and Islam: Role of Rhetoric in Turkey. Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies 42(2), pp. 157-179.

Book Reviews

Saudi Arabia in transition: insights on social, political, economic and religious change. Edited by Bernard Haykel, Thomas Hegghammer and Stephane Lacroix. New York, USA: Cambridge University Press, 2015, pp. 351. ISBN: 978-0-521-18509-7. Intellectual Discourse, 26 (2), pp.949-963

The Awakening of Muslim Democracy: Religion, Modernity, and the State. By Jocelyne Cesari. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2014, pp. 440, ISBN: 978-1-1076-6482-1. Islamic and Civilisational Renewal, 6(2), pp. 282-284

Will the Middle East implode? By Mohammed Ayoob. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2014, pp. 192, ISBN: 978-0-7456-7924-2. Intellectual Discourse, 23(1), pp. 15-17


Conference Papers

Islamophobia in the most populous Muslim majority country: a case study of Indonesia. In: International Conference on Religion, Culture and Governance in the Contemporary World (ICRCG 2018), 3-4 October 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Changing Strategy by the AKP: The Power of Populism in the 21st Century. In: Rethinking Governance in an Era of Global Insecurities, Regional Tensions and Rising Nationalism, 17-19 July 2017, Melbourne, Australia.

The Role of Ethnic Politics in Promoting Democratic Governance: A Case Study of Malaysia. In: 9th Asian Political and International Studies Association Conference, 11-13 September 2015, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.



Professional Membership

Malaysian Social Sciences Association

Asian Political and International Studies Association


Teaching Experiences

United States History I: Colonization to 1877, INTI International University

Islam in Contemporary Southeast Asia, International Islamic University Malaysia

Governmental and Political Systems in the Middle East, Islamic International University Malaysia

Research Methodology, International Islamic University Malaysia

Introduction to Political Science, International Islamic University Malaysia


Administrative Responsibilities

Committee Member, International Conference on Religion, Governance and Sustainable Development, KIRKHS, IIUM

Coordinator, Final Year Project, Dept of Political Science, IIUM

Member, Research and Publication Committee, Dept of Political Science, IIUM

Committee Member, International Conference on Religion, Culture and Governance, KIRKHS, IIUM

Chairperson, Examination and Verification of Results Committee, Dept of Political Science, IIUM

Course Coordinator, Introduction to Political Science, Dept of Political Science, IIUM



Other Work Experiences

Government Affairs Executive, American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM), Kuala Lumpur

Intern, Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS), Kuala Lumpur

Intern, Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), Pittsburgh, PA

Student librarian, Hillman Library, Pittsburgh, PA



Research Grant

Principal investigator, Diskriminasi Gender Dalam Amalan Pekerjaan di kalangan golongan Profesional
Awarding institution: Institut Wanita Berdaya (RM49,000 Grant)

Co-researcher, New Framework to Enhance Women’s Leadership and Political Empowerment in Achieving Inclusive Development
Awarding institution: Ministry of Education Malaysia


Scholarship

Skim Latihan Akademik Bumiputera (Bumiputera Academic Training Scheme), Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia

Program Pelajar Cemerlang (Excellent Student Programme), Public Service Department Malaysia

Program Ijazah Luar Negara (Overseas Degree Programme), Public Service Department Malaysia



Review of Journal Manuscripts

‘Islam and Civilization: A Study of Bennabi’s Thoughts’
Journal: Journal of Al-Tamaddun

‘The Mahathir Influence: The Changing Phases of Malaysia-Syria Diplomatic Relationship’
Journal: Intellectual Discourse

‘Islamic Management, History and Politics: Reflecting on Roy’s “The Failure Of Political Islam”’
Journal: International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting

‘Rise of Central Conservatism in Political Leadership: Erbakan’s National Outlook Movement and the Emergence of The Justice and Development Party in Turkey’
Journal: Intellectual Discourse

‘Reformist Muslims, Regime Islamists and Contingent Moderates: Electoral Politics and Contending Visions of the State’
Journal: Democratization

‘Rethinking Moderation: The Changing Electoral Performance of Indonesia’s Islamist Prosperous Justice Paper’
Journal: International Political Science Review

‘Who supports Delegative Democracy? Evidence from the Asian Barometer Survey’
Journal: International Political Science Review



Postgraduate Supervision


PhD


As co-supervisor

Majeed Hawkar Jabbar Majeed (IIUM)
Thesis title: Development of Theory and Practice of Intervention: the Arab Spring and Beyond

Mujahid Atiqur Rahman (IIUM)
Thesis title: The Role of Political Islam in South Asia: a Critical Appraisal

MA


As main supervisor

Najwa Binti Muhammad Hesimuddin (IIUM)
Thesis title: Factors Influencing the Malays to Vote during Election and their Satisfaction with the
Conduct of the 14th General Election: a Case Study at Tambun Parliament, Ipoh, Perak

Siti Khadijah Binti Zainal Abidin (IIUM)
Thesis title: Reflection on Malaysia-Chine Relations regarding the South China Sea (SCS) Dispute

Zuhour Ali Hezam Saleh Algudari (IIUM)
Thesis title: Strategies and Approaches of Malaysia Life-Line for Syria (MLLFS)

As co-supervisor

Cakmak Numan (IIUM)
Thesis title: A Comparison between the Parliamentary Government System and the Republican
Presidential System of Turkey

Megat Muhammad Syamil (IIUM)
Thesis title: Women Empowerment: Political Participation among Women in Malaysian Politics

Qazizada Ghulam Rabbani (IIUM)
Thesis title: The Foreign Policy of Afghanistan under President Mohammad Daoud Khan 1973-1978



Professional Development Courses Attended

July 17, 2018     Massive Open Online Course Workshop, IIUM

June 25, 2018   Basic Teaching Methodology Course, IIUM

April 23, 2018    Massive Open Online Course Workshop, IIUM



References

Dr. Scott Morgenstern
Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Pittsburgh
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Email: smorgens@pitt.edu

Dr. Chun Lin
Associate Professor
Department of Government
London School of Economics and Political Science
UNITED KINGDOM
Email: c.lin@lse.ac.uk

Dr. Ishtiaq Hossain
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
International Islamic University Malaysia
MALAYSIA
Email: ihossain@iium.edu.my