Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences
Dr. Alan Noory finished his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Missouri in 2012. Some of his research interests include subjects like Iraq’s Socio-political History, Identity Politics in the Middle East, and the Economics of Civil Peace. Dr. Noory is also a frequent commentator on Iraqi & Kurdistan politics, oil industry, violence & Identity politics, as well as US elections and democratic systems, on both Kurdish and Arabic TV channels, electronic publications and printed newspapers.
Shopping for Identity: Re-examining Iraq’s Violent Present with Post-1991 Violence in Kurdistan Region
Presented to the annual meeting of International Studies Association (Midwest), St. Louis - Missouri (November 2009).
Democratization without Democracy: How Dahlian/Liberal Concepts Limit the Global Democratization Debate
Presented to the annual meeting of International Studies Association (Midwest), St. Louis - Missouri (November 2007).
Rough Terrain: Conceptualizing Violence in Iraq beyond the Dominant Discourse -The Kurdish Civil War of Post Gulf War I (1991) as a Case Study.
Presented to the annual conference of Middle Eastern Studies Association, Boston - Massachusetts (November 2006).
The Democratic Peace Theory: Between Scientific Observation and Ideological Construct.
Presented to the annual meeting of International Studies Association (Midwest), St. Louis - Missouri (November 2006).
Iraqi Extreme Makeover: Democratized Sectarianism or Uncalculated Domination?
Presented to the annual meeting of International Studies Association (Midwest), St. Louis - Missouri (November 2005).
My Land, Our Land, but Not Your Land: Agrarian Land Reforms in Iraq from the Ottoman Empire to the American Occupation.
Presented to the joint conference of The Society for the Anthropology of North America (SANA), the Canadian Anthropological Society / Societe Canadienne d’Anthropologie (CASCA), and the Facultad de Ciencias Antropológicas de la Universidad Autonoma de Yucatán (UADY) on Translocality: Discussing Culture and Change in the 21st Century, Merida - Mexico Page 4 (May 2005), and Annual conference of American Anthropological Association in Atlanta – Georgia ( November 2004).
Clothed but Naked: The Inner-displaced Farmers of Kurdistan.
Presented to the annual conference of American Anthropological Association in Chicago – Illinois (November 2003).