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Areas of Expertise: critical & feminist theory and rhetorical
criticism; social justice and globalization; and post-9/11 international
MA (in progress), Communication, University of Colorado Denver
BA, Communication, University of Colorado Denver, 2012
After her academic curiosity was peaked as an undergraduate
studying Communication at UCD, Amira decided to further explore the realm of Communication
and pursue her master’s degree. When Amira is not attending classes, she serves
as the department’s research assistant, wherein she supports faculty in
on-going research projects relating to communication and globalization, and
assists with other departmental related tasks. In addition to this position,
Amira also serves as the department’s International College of Beijing Student
Liaison. Her main priority in this position is to facilitate the socialization
of the Chinese exchange students into American culture, offering tutoring,
mentorship, and engaging monthly outings.
As a master’s student, her academic interests lie the study
of critical & feminist theory and rhetorical criticism; social justice and
globalization; and post-9/11 international relations. Amira is currently
applying to several PhD programs on the east coast with the hopes that the
continuance of her education will provide her with the knowledge and skills she
needs to one day work for the United Nations and fight for social justice on a
Aletebi, Amira. (2013). “Fitna:” A Confession of the West’s
Deepest Fears-A Purging of the Abject Muslim. Paper submitted to the Media
Studies Interest Group as a Debut Paper for the Western States Communication
Association Conference, to be held in February 2014.
Aletebi, Amira. (2013). The Arab-Whiteness in Me: An
Arab-American’s Poetic Responses to Democracy, Globalization, and War in a
Post-9/11 World. Paper submitted to the Performance Studies Interest Group as a
Debut Paper for the Western States Communication Association Conference, to be
held in February 2014.
COMM 1001 Presentational Speaking
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