Bio

During her 10 years in academia, Dr. Zakaria taught at various universities in the United States, Canada and Croatia, and published research notes on corruption, anti-corruption measures, ethics, and nuclear proliferation and conflict behavior. Dr. Zakaria also participated in several international and regional conferences, notably presenting her study on corruption in the education sector at the Second Interdisciplinary Corruption Research (ICR) Forum at Sciences-Po University in Paris, which was co-sponsored by the Education for Justice (E4J) Initiative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

Education

PhD., in Political Science, Wayne State University, 2015

MA., in Industrial Relations, Wayne State University, 2006
Graduate Certificate in Balkan Politics and Ethnic Conflict, the Inter-University Center, 2009
BA., in International Relations, University of Windsor, 2002

Related Publications

Overview of corruption and anti-corruption in Sierra Leone

  • money laundering
  • drug trafficking
  • civil war
  • sustainable development
  • reconstruction effots

The role of evidence, data and research findings in promoting integrity in education

  • education
  • research

Somalia: Overview of corruption and anti-corruption

  • post-conflict
  • fragile states
  • failed states

Overview of corruption and anti-corruption in Myanmar

  • land
  • education
  • justice
  • police
  • extractives
  • fisheries

Anti-corruption programmes for young people in conflict and postconflict countries

  • youth engagement
  • post-conflict
  • fragile states

Patty Zakaria

Affiliation

University Canada West / Royal Roads University / Ghubril Ltd (Research and Evaluation)

Professional Title

Faculty Member and Research Manager

Region

  • Europe and Central Asia
  • Middle East and North Africa

Country/Territory

Topics

Specialisms

The relationship between corruption and civil society, anti-corruption reform and why they fail to reduce corruption, the effect of corruption on individual trust in government and politics, how individual experience with corruption (bribery) can influen

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