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.
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
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