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Hello! I'm Abdurraouf Elakder

I am an analytical, performance-driven professional with deft expertise in researching critical information on political issues. Robust competencies conducting research in comparative politics and international politics. Capable of teaching and researching different topics of comparative politics as well as international politics to undergraduate/graduate students. Demonstrated skills in collecting, analyzing, and presenting social science data and information, as well as conducting literature reviews and preparing materials/modules for submission to foundations, especially about the middle eastern region. Progressive knowledge in qualitative research in social science, writing scientific journal articles and using descriptive statistical techniques. Adept at preparing analysis and reports on all the assigned topics, developing innovative instructional methods, and improving students’ academic progress. Equipped with effective interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills with the aptitude to establish positive relationships with students, management, and colleagues.

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 Researcher in Political Science
+1 (909) 843 - 0000
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Regional Expertise
Middle East  |  Africa  |  United States

EXPERIENCE

 
People Working in Open Office
2015

Assistant

Communication Department Office
Brevard County, Florida

Provided quality assistance to the director of the Communication Department Office of Brevard County, FL.

Attended the country commissioners weekly meeting for learning and experience.

2009

Public Administration Instructor

Department of Political Science at University of Tripoli – Tripoli, Libya

Acted as an assistant to the department director for one semester, then taught the Principles of Public Administration to undergraduate students for another semester.

Prepared and delivered lectures to undergraduate students on various topics in political science.

Kept abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, discussing with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.

2008
Department of Political Science at University of Tripoli – Tripoli, Libya

Coordinator

Created effective communication and provided teacher support to improve the learning experience. 

Establish effective communication and support to students in the registration phase and guide them on the sequencing system of study materials and coordination regarding the scheduling of exams and their dates.

EDUCATION

 
Graduates Holding Diplomas
2017 – 2023

Ph.D. Student in Comparative and International Politics

Claremont Graduate University
Claremont, California

Dissertation:  The Effect of Bureaucracy on the Flow of Foreign Direct Investment: A Comparative Study Between Libya and the United Arab Emirates.

2019

MA in Political Science and International Politics

Claremont Graduate University
Claremont, California

Major: Comparative Politics

Minor Major: World politics

2016 – 2017

Ph.D. Student in Comparative Politics and Public Administration

Southern Illinois University
(Transferred to Claremont Graduate University)
Carbondale Illinois
2014

Master in Political Science Focus on Comparative Politics and International Relations

Western Illinois University
Macomb, Illinois
2007

Bachelor’s in Political Science

(First Class Honors)

The University of Tripoli
Tripoli, Libya

CERTIFICATIONS

 
Adult Students
2021

Human Rights certificate in human rights consulting

US Institute of Diplomacy
Washington, DC
CESL Institute SIUC
Carbondale, Illinois

English for Graduate Studies & American Culture

2015
2011

Completing Advanced English Language Level

WESL Institute WIU
Macomb, Illinois

PUBLICATIONS

 
Stacked Books
Piles of Books

A Stable State of Justice and Contentment
 

Arabic: FEBRUARY, 2021

Piles of Books

Sanctions and the salvation of the authoritarian regimes Libya, Eritrea, and Iraq
 

English: JANUARY, 2015

SKILLS

 
Clicking on a Tablet

QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS

COMPARATIVE RESEARCH METHODS

SURVEY INSTRUMENTATION

CASE STUDIES

CROSS CULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS

DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICAL ANALYSIS

 

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