Nadia Almasalkhi

Nadia Almasalkhi

Curriculum Vitae
Research Interests
forced migrations, xenophobia, the Levant, postcolonial theory, urban geography, transnationalism

Nadia Almasalkhi joined the department in 2018 after graduating from the University of Kentucky with degrees in International Studies, Arabic & Islamic Studies, and French. She is a NSF Graduate Research Fellow (2020-25), a Magistretti Fellow (2018-19), and a Policy & Communications Fellow at the Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative (2018-21). Her MA project investigates the political socialization processes experienced by Syrians and the current political outlook and behavior of Syrians in U.S., seeking to answer the question, "Why do many U.S.-based Syrians not participate in transnational activism?"