Feryal Cherif

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Feryal Cherif 250
(310) 338-1667
University Hall 4210
FALL 2015

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Feryal Cherif studies international relations and politics of the Middle East with an emphasis on gender and human rights. She received her Ph.D. from NYU in 2005. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Politics and International Studies Quarterly among others, and her report on peacekeeping was published by the United Nations. She is currently finishing her book manuscript From Ideas to Action: Myths and Misunderstandings about Advancements in Women's Rights. In addition to teaching classes on international relations, gender, and human rights, she was the founding chair of the Middle East and Islamic Studies minor at the University of California, Riverside.  She makes frequent media appearances in outlets including CNN.   In 2007, she was the inaugural recipient of the Faculty Diversity Award for her mentorship of minority students at the University of California, Riverside.

International Relations
Theories of International Relations
Gender and Politics
Politics of the Middle East

Ph.D New York University