Mariam Georgis (she/her)

Assistant Professor

AQ 5090

Mariam Georgis holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Alberta specializing in International Relations and Comparative Politics of the global South. Before joining SFU, she held a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at Mamawipawin: Centre for Indigenous Governance and Community Based Research and the Department of Political Studies at the University of Manitoba. Located at the nexus of global politics, Critical Indigenous Studies, and Middle East Studies, her research centres Indigeneity, race, and gender to look at global issues of security; conflict, violence and intervention in the global South; global colonialism/decolonization; colonial nation and state building models, dispossession and displacement; Indigenous nationhood and sovereignty; civil society, resistance and solidarity movements. She is the co-author of “Indigenizing International Relations: Insights from Centring Indigeneity in Canada and Iraq” (2021), “Violence on Iraqi bodies: decolonising economic sanctions in security studies” (2019), and the author of “The Rise of ISIS in Post invasion Iraq: A Manifestation of (Neo)colonial Violence” (2023) and “Nation and Identity Construction in Modern Iraq: (Re)inserting the Assyrians” (2017).


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