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Mr. Ahmad Partaw | Political science Award | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Ahmad Partaw, University of South Florida, United States

Dr. Ahmad Murid Partaw is a Ph.D. candidate in Politics and International Affairs at the University of South Florida, specializing in governance and legitimacy in fragile states, particularly Afghanistan. With a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree from the same university, he also holds a Bachelor’s in Military Science from Afghanistan Military University. Dr. Partaw has extensive teaching experience in international relations and political science. His research, published in esteemed journals, focuses on democratization, counterinsurgency, and institutional logic in fragile states. Fluent in multiple languages, he is actively engaged in academic and professional associations and has significant media experience. πŸŒπŸ“š

Publication Profile

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Education

Dr. Ahmad Murid Partaw is completing his Ph.D. in Politics and International Affairs at the University of South Florida, with an expected graduation date of August 2024. His dissertation, “The Challenge of Legitimacy and Governance in Fragile States: The Case of Afghanistan,” is guided by Dr. Steven Roach, Dr. David Jacobson, Dr. Earl Conteh-Morgan, and Dr. Zacharias Pieri. Dr. Partaw also holds a Master’s degree in Political Science (2016) and a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies (2013) from the same university. Additionally, he earned a Bachelor’s in Military Science (2004) from Afghanistan Military University. πŸŽ“πŸ“˜πŸŒ

 

Teaching Experience

Dr. Ahmad Murid Partaw has extensive teaching experience at the University of South Florida, where he taught courses such as INR 2002 International Relations, receiving an impressive instructor assessment of 4.8/5 from 44 respondents. He also taught CPO 2002 Introduction to Comparative Politics, earning accolades as the β€œbest class” by a political science graduate student and praise for fairness and engaging guest speakers from undergraduates. Additionally, he instructed INR 3011 Globalization and INR 4083 Conflict in the World. At the University of Tampa, he taught POS 2041 American National Government, receiving favorable reviews and being described as an β€œamazing instructor” by students. πŸ“šπŸŒπŸŽ“

 

Research Experience

Dr. Ahmad Murid Partaw has diverse research experience as a Graduate Assistant. He served as a Research Assistant for Dr. Leif Rosenberger, Professor of Economics at Pittsburgh University, and as a Research Fellow at the Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies (CSDS) at the University of South Florida. Additionally, he was a Teaching Assistant to General Thomas Druade, Adjunct Professor at the School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies (SIGS), and to Professor Michael Ranneberger, former U.S. Ambassador to Kenya, South Sudan, and Rwanda, at the University of South Florida. πŸ“šπŸ”¬πŸŒ

 

Honors and Award

Dr. Ahmad Murid Partaw has garnered numerous honors and awards, underscoring his academic excellence and contributions. Notably, he received the Best Graduate Student Conference Paper Award from ASMEA in 2023, recognizing his outstanding scholarly work. In the same year, he was honored with the Institute for Humane Studies Fellowship Award and the Association for the Study of Middle East and Africa Travel Grant. His commitment to research and scholarly exchange is further exemplified by receiving grants such as the International Conference Travel Grant and the Susan Northcutt Graduate Student Conference Travel Award. These accolades reflect his dedication to academic pursuit and advancement. πŸ†πŸŒβœˆοΈ

 

Research Focus

Dr. Ahmad Murid Partaw’s research focuses primarily on the dynamics of state legitimacy, governance, and democratization in fragile states, with a particular emphasis on Afghanistan. Through his publications, such as “State Legitimacy and Counterinsurgency: A Comparative Perspective” and “The Failure of Democracy in Afghanistan,” he delves into the complexities of state-building, democratic processes, and counterinsurgency strategies. By comparing different contexts and drawing from his extensive fieldwork and expertise, Dr. Partaw sheds light on the challenges and opportunities for establishing stable governance structures in conflict-affected regions. His work contributes significantly to our understanding of state fragility and conflict resolution in the modern world. πŸŒπŸ“

 

Publication Top Notes

State Legitimacy and Counterinsurgency: A Comparative Perspective

The failure of democracy in Afghanistan

Ahmad Partaw | Political science Award | Best Researcher Award

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