Executive Director of the Institute of Diplomacy

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Dr. Muneera Khalifa Hamad Al Khalifa, PhD

Executive Director of Mohammed Bin Mubarak Al Khalifa Academy for Diplomatic Studies


Education
  • [2011-2016] UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, DEPARTMENT OF ORIENTAL STUDIES, MIDDLE EAST CENTRE: Dphil (PhD) Candidate, Clarendon Scholar. PhD dissertation on identity and citizenship in Bahrain, supervised by Eugene Rogan and Dawn Chatty. Dissertation title: Identity formation in Bahrain’s Contemporary History.
  • [2008-2010] UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM, DEPARTMENT OF POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: Mphil (Hons) in International Relations, 2:1. Completed a dissertation titled "Women's rights in armed conflicts". Specialized in International Law and Middle East Politics.
  • [2005-2008] WEBSTER UNIVERSITY GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Bachelor of Arts Magna Cum Laude International Relations program with an emphasis in Economics, a Minor in Psychology and a certificate in International Human Rights. Cumulative GPA of 3.93/4.0.
  • [1991-2005] IBN KHULDOON NATIONAL SCHOOL, BAHRAIN: Completion of American High School Diploma with a High Distinction. Cumulative GPA of 3.76/4.0. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • [2011-2012] MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, BAHRAIN: Third Secretary at the Department of Legal Affairs.
  • [2010-2015] UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD: Tutor in International Relations and Politics of the Middle East. Taught the following courses: The Future of War and Nuclear Proliferation, Theories of War, Economics and developing countries, International Relations of the Middle East.
  • [Jun – Aug 2006] MERRILL LYNCH INVESTMENT BANK, BAHRAIN: Two-month internship in private banking, asset management and allocation, hedging, and private equity investments.
  • [Dec 2006] UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION, MANAMA, BAHRAIN: Assistant to the academic director, in charge of writing articles for the newsletter issued by the Bahrain Development Bank.
Achievements
  • [2010] First Bahraini to be awarded the Clarendon Scholarship from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom (awarded to top [7%] of student population).
  • [2008] Departmental Highest Honours, Politics and International Relations, Webster University Geneva
  • [2008] Named ‘Student of the Year’, Webster University Geneva graduation ceremony
  • [2006] Awarded a Sponsorship from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • [2005] Valedictorian of High School Diploma candidates, Ibn Khuldoon National School
Languages
  • English: Fluent
  • Arabic: Mother tongue
  • French: Intermediate.
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