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Syaza Farhana Binti Mohamad Shukri

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Political Science) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Science in Comparative Politics (Democracy) - Masters Degree, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor Degree, University of Pittsburgh

Syaza Farhana Binti Mohamad Shukri (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


syazashukri@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Dr. Syaza Shukri is a researcher at the beginning of her career at the Department of Political Science, International Islamic University Malaysia. She has published numerous articles based on her doctoral research and other interests. Currently, her research interests are in the areas of identity politics, populism, political Islam, and party politics. Her area of specialization is in comparative politics, specifically in democratization and Middle Eastern politics. She graduated summa cum laude (with highest honour) for her Bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh, USA, with a double-major in political science and history. She received her Master's degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, and her Doctorate from the International Islamic University Malaysia. 


Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Political Sciences and Public Policy ~ Other Political Sciences and Public Policy n.e.c.


Professional Membership


  • 2019 - 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Asian Political and International Studies Association
  • 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Lifetime Member), Persatuan Sains Sosial Malaysia
  • 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), American Political Science Association


Teaching Responsibilities


COMPARATIVE POLITICS OF THE MUSLIM WORLD 2021/2022
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2020/2021 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2020/2021 2019/2020
GOVERNMENTAL AND POLITICAL SYSTEMS IN THE MIDDLE EAST 2019/2020 2021/2022 2018/2019 2020/2021
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 2019/2020 2020/2021
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS & THE MUSLIM WORLD 2020/2021 2019/2020
INTERNSHIP 2017/2018 2018/2019
INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
ISLAM IN CONTEMPORARY SOUTHEAST ASIA 2018/2019
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
RESEARCH PAPER I 2020/2021
RESEARCH PAPER II 2020/2021
THE GEOPOLITICS OF THE MUSLIM WORLD 2020/2021


Research Projects


Completed
2018 - 2019 Diskriminasi Gender Dalam Amalan Pekerjaan dikalangan golongan Profesional
On-Going
2021 - Present The Application of Maqasid al-Shariah in Multicultural Malaysia: Developing Strong Institutions for Interethnic Unity
2020 - Present Islamophobia in Non-Western Context: The Cases of Bangladesh and Indonesia
2018 - Present New Framework to Enhance Women's Leadership and Political Empowerment in Achieving Inclusive Development
- Analysis on interethnic inclusivity to develop peaceful national co-existence: Convergence or Divergence between urban Malay-Bumiputera in Kuala Lumpur and Kuching


Publications


Article

2021 Embracing a Malaysian identity a better concept. Malaysiakini, 26th January 2021 () pp.
2020 Abuse along the lines of race, gender and class continues. New Straits Times, () pp.
2020 Ali Salman, Mohammad Hashim Kamali and Mohamed Azam Mohamed Adil (Editors) - Democratic transitions in the Muslim world (2018). IIUM Journal of Religion and Civilisational Studies, 3 (1) pp. 113-117
2020 Gender discrimination in employment practices: a case study of the Malaysian civil sevice. International Journal of Social Policy and Society, () pp.
2020 Kudos to Malaysians. New Straits Times, () pp.
2020 Middle East link of terrorist threats from the perspective of pesantren in Indonesia: case study in the area of Malang. Humanities & Social Sciences Review, 8 (3) pp. 508-517
2020 Need to address digital divide. The Star, () pp.
2020 Populism and Muslim democracies. Asian Politics & Policy, () pp. 1-17
2020 Proposed development models of Islamic movements in post reformation Indonesia. Al-Tahrir: Jurnal Pemikiran Islam, 20 (2) pp. 231-250
2020 Public give positive feedback. The Star, () pp.
2020 Scandal and malay politics: a question of dignity against Anwar Ibrahim and Azmin Ali. Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 28 (4) pp.
2020 The difference between democracy as a system and democracy as a principle. Malaysiakini, () pp.
2020 The threat of terrorism in the Malang Region, Indonesia. Intellectual Discourse, 28 (2) pp. 779-791
2019 Changing strategy by Turkey’s AKP: the learning curve theory. Millennial Asia, 10 (2) pp. 148-166
2019 Identity: Contemporary Identity Politics and the Struggle for Recognition. By Francis Fukuyama. London, UK: Profile Books, 2019, pp. 218, ISBN: 978-1-78125-981-8.. Intellectual Discourse, 27 (2) pp. 679-682
2019 The perception of Indonesian youths toward Islamophobia: an exploratory study. Islamophobia Studies Journal, 5 (1) pp. 61-75
2019 Turkey-Malaysia relations in the 21st Century. Bölgesel Araştırmalar Dergisi, 3 (1) pp. 115-148
2018 From political Islam to democrat Muslim: A comparison between Rashid Ghannouchi and Anwar Ibrahim. Intellectual Discourse, 26 (1) pp. 161-188
2018 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
2017 Political discourse and Islam: Role of rhetoric in Turkey. The Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies, 42 (2 (Summer)) pp. 157-179
2017 Political discourse and Islam: the role of rhetoric in Turkey. International Journal of Islamic Thoughts, 6 (1) pp. 57-70
2017 Strategic shifts in discourse by the AKP in Turkey, 2002 – 2015. Mediterranean Quarterly, 28 (3) pp. 5-26
2017 The role of ethnic politics in promoting democratic governance: a case study of Malaysia. Intellectual Discourse, 25 (2) pp. 321-339
2015 Jocelyne Cesari, The awakening of Muslim democracy: religion, modernity, and the state. Islam and Civilisational Renewal, 6 (2) pp.
2015 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. 155-157
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 An analysis of public sentiments towards Malaysian Government's Policies in managing COVID-19 pandemic. In: WAPOR Asia 3rd Annual Conference:,
2020 Dignity and political expectation of the Malay electorate in Malaysia. In: 1st Virtual International Conference on Equality, Religious Harmony and Peace 2020,
2019 Populism in Muslim democracies and its absence. In: International Conference on Religion, Governance and Sustainable Development,
2019 Populism in Muslim democracies and its absence. In: Asia Pacific Social Sciences Conference,
2018 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),
2018 Malaysia-Qatar relationship: perspective from Malaysia: an emerging middle power. In: The 3rd Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference 2018,
2017 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 2017,
2015 The role of ethnic politics in promoting democratic governance: a case study of Malaysia. In: 9th Asian Political and International Studies Association Conference (APISA 9),
Book Section

2021 The Malaysia-Qatar relationship: The perspective from Malaysia -- an emerging middle power. In: Springer Nature, ISBN: 978-981-15-8734-4, pp. 211-228
2021 The Malaysia-Qatar relationship: The perspective from Malaysia -- an emerging middle power. In: Springer Nature, ISBN: 978-981-15-8734-4, pp. 211-228