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Ahmed Zaki, Hind

Graduate Student, Political Science
University of Washington


Hind Ahmed Zak is a PhD Candidate in the Department of political science at the University of Washington. She holds an MA degree in Political Science from the University of Washington and a B.A in Political Science from Cairo University. She is a Comparative Law and Social Studies (CLASS) fellow at the University of Washington and a graduate student instructor who teaches course on Middle East Politics and Governance, Gender and Public Law. In her dissertation, Hind aims to develop a clearer understanding of the phenomenon of sexual violence and its manifestations in both societies, and to highlight the central turning points in the creation of what could be termed as a “culture of sexual violence” at the intersection of the state and society. analyses how sexual violence became politicized in the wake of Arab spring, last four years in both states, and how it played out in formal and informal political processes including the Truth and dignity committee in Tunisia, and the mass sexual assaults in Tahrir Square. In addition to her academic work, Hind had served as consultant to a number of local women’s rights organizations in Egypt. She had was recognized as a "Women of Courage" by the UW Women's Center for her advocacy of human rights and gender justice. She publishes in both English and Arabic on issues of women's rights and gender inequality, particularly in North Africa and the Middle East.

DISCIPLINE
Political Science
SUB AREAS
Human Rights   
Gender/Women's Studies   
State Formation   
Nationalism   
Identity/Representation   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Egypt   
Iran   
Tunisia   
SPECIALTIES
Human rights, transnational law, women's rights, r   
State feminism, women's rights movements   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Native)   
Persian (Elementary)   
French (Elementary)   
EDUCATION
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Hind Ahmed Zaki






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98195-3530
United States