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Fatima Z. Rahman
Assistant Professor of Politics and Chair of Islamic World Studies
Areas of Specialization
Comparative Politics; Islam and Politics, Politics of the Middle East/North Africa; International Relations; ; Democratization; Research Methods
PhD University of California, Irvine
MA University of California, Riverside
BA University of California, San Diego
Rahman, Fatima Z., “State Restrictions on the Ahmadiyya Sect in Indonesia and Pakistan: Islam or Political Survival?” Australian Journal of Political Science 49(3), 2014, pp. 408-422.
Rahman, Fatima Z., “Determinants of Democracy in the Muslim World,” Polity 45(4), 2013, pp. 554-579.
Rahman, Fatima Z., “The Effects of State-Established Religion on Religious Freedom for Minorities,” Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion 9(8), 2013, pp. 3-24.
Rahman, Fatima Z., “Gender Equality in Muslim-Majority States and Shari’a Family Law: Is there a Link?” Australian Journal of Political Science 47(3), 2012, pp. 347-362.
Associate Dean’s Fellowship (UCI), Winter 2012
School of Social Science Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant (UCI), Fall 2010
School of Social Science’s A. Kimball Romney Award for Outstanding Research Paper (UCI), Spring 2010
Social Science Graduate Fellowship (UCI), Winter 2010
John Garcia Scholarship for ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research (UCI), Summer 2009
William F. Podlich Fellowship - Center for the Study of Democracy (UCI), Fall 2007–Spring 2008
Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellowship (UC Riverside), Fall 2006-Spring 2007
Provost’s Honors (UCSD), 2002-2006
Caledonian Honor Society for outstanding academic performance (UCSD), 2006