Mako Awarded Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

Shamiran Mako, Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year as Canada Research Chair in Policy, Law, and Governance.

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 400 awards in more than 130 countries for scholars to teach, conduct research, and carry out professional projects around the world. The Fulbright Scholar Program supports activities and projects that recognize and promote the critical relationship between educational exchange and international understanding, in addition to the intellectual merit of the proposals. 

Through this scholarship, Mako will have the opportunity to engage with colleagues in Canada as she works to finalize her book on ethnic conflict and institutions in Iraq.

Shamiran Mako is an assistant professor of international relations at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. She is also a member of the Graduate Faculty at the Political Science Department at Boston University. Her research explores the historical and contemporary drivers of inter and intra-state conflicts that produce weak and fragile states across the MENA region. She is the author of After the Uprisings: Progress and Stagnation in the Middle East and North Africa, with Valentine Moghadam. Read more about Professor Mako on her faculty profile