Rasha Al Tameemi | Department of History

Rasha Al Tameemi

Email: Rashaaltameemi@my.unt.edu

Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Major Professor: Dr. Nancy Stockdale

Master's Thesis: Beyond oil: The Cold War relationship between the United States, Britain, and the Iraqi monarchy, 1946-1958.

Specialty Areas: Relationships among the United States and the Middle East countries during the Cold War; Communism in Arab World in 20th century. Identity politics in post-US-invasion Iraq

I am currently pursuing my Ph.D. at the University of North Texas. I received my bachelor's degree in history at Mustansiriyah University in 2006 Baghdad, Iraq. I received my master's degree in history at Texas Woman's University 2018.


  • Arabic.
  • English.

Professional experience:

  • Research Assistant (Baghdad University 2006-2008).
  • Archivist. (Mustansiriyah, University 2009).
  • Human Resources Officer (Mustansiriyah University 2010-2011).
  • I was hired as Lecturer at the College of Art/Department of History, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq, where I taught Iraqi Modern history and Middle Eastern history.
  • TWU Woman's Collection/Archive 2015-2016.
  • TA TWU 2016-2018.
  • TA UNT 2019- current.


  • Phi Alpha Theta. History Honor Society.


  • A paper presented At Texas Women University in 2015.
  • A paper presented at the 2016 North Central Texas Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference at Texas Wesleyan University, TX, 2016.
  • A poster presentation at the Federation of North Texas Area Universities Graduate Student Research Symposium at Texas Woman's University 2017.

Academic Award.

  • The Nation's Heritage Scholarship for 2020-2021.

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