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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Alex McLelland

B.A. Public Policy Leadership, The University of Mississippi; M.A. Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Texas at Austin

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Biography

Five years of Arabic, including two summers abroad at Yarmouk University in Irbid, Jordan

Undergraduate Thesis - The Bernard Lewis Effect: A critical analysis of "What Went Wrong?", it's reception, and it's impact on American foreign policy towards the Middle East (Sponsored by the Sally-McDonnel Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi, Spring 2011).

Courses Fall 2012 - Spring 2013: Islamic Ornament with Dr. Stephennie Mulder; Islamic Historiography with Dr. Denise Spellberg; The Arab Spring (upper-level Arabic content course) with Dr. Mahmoud Al-Batal; Ottoman History with Suphan Kirmizialtin; Strategy, Ideas, and Statecraft: The American Experience, co-taught by Jeremi Suri and Peter Trubowitz; Intensive Upper-Level Arabic with Dr. Kristen Brustad. 

 

 

 

 

 

Interests

Arabic, American Foreign Policy towards the Middle East, International Relations, Syria, The Arab Spring
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