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Dr. Noha Shawki

Professor
Politics and Government
Office
Schroeder Hall - SCH 403B
Office Hours
Mondays and Wednesdays 12:30-1:30pm and by appointment
  • About
  • Education
  • Awards & Honors
  • Research

Current Courses

495.001Graduate Research In Applied Community Development

352.001Human Rights

299.001Independent Honor Study

287.002Independent Study

400.001Independent Study

490.002Readings In Political Science

103.001Thirsty Society: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Water

103.001Thirsty Society: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Water

293.001Workshop Model United Nations

352.001Human Rights

287.003Independent Study

287.005Independent Study

400.001Independent Study

400.004Independent Study

451.001Seminar In International Relations

252.001The United Nations

Teaching Interests & Areas

international relations; human rights; international organizations; global issues

Research Interests & Areas

transnational social movements and activism; human rights; international norms; global governance

Ph D Political Science

Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana

MA

University of Trier
Trier, Germany

Kenneth A and Mary Ann Shaw Teaching Fellowship

College of Arts and Sciences
2021

Sudent Sustainability Fund Grant

Student Sustainability Committee
2021

RISE

Office of the Provost
2021

Impact Award

University College
2020

Hibbert R. Roberts Excellence in Teaching Award

Department of Politics and Government
2019

Pi Sigma Alpha Teaching Excellence Award

Pi Sigma Alpha
2019

Student Sustainability Fund Grant

Student Sustainability Committee
2019

Summer Faculty Fellowship

Illinois State University - College of Arts and Sciences
2019

International Travel Grant

College of Arts and Sciences
2018

Student Sustainability Fund Grant

Student Sustainability Committee
2018

Book Review

Mobilizing for Human Rights. International Law in Domestic Politics. By Beth A. Simmons. (Cambridge University Press, 2009.) Book Review in Journal of Politics 72, no. 4 (2010): 1259 - 1261

Book, Authored

Schnyder, M., & Shawki, N. Advocating for Refugees in the European Union: Norm-Based Strategies by Civil Society Organizations. Lexington Books (2020)

Book, Chapter

Noha Shawki, Norm Evolution and Change: Analyzing the Negotiation of
 the Sustainable Development Goals. In: International Norms, Normative Change, and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, edited by Noha Shawki (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books), 2016, pp. 1-16
Noha Shawki, A New Actor in Human Rights Politics? Transgovernmental Networks of National Human Rights Institutions. In: Rethinking Sovereignty and Human Rights after the Cold War, edited by Noha Shawki and Michaelene D. Cox (Farnham, Surrey and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing), 2009, pp. 41-57
Noha Shawki and Julian Westerhout, The Illicit Small Arms Trade: Global Threat and Response. In: State of Corruption, State of Chaos: The Terror of Political Malfeasance, edited by Michaelene D. Cox (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books), 2008, pp. 51-69

Book, Edited

Shawki, N. International Norms, Normative Change, and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. Lexington Books (2016)
Noha Shawki. Rethinking Sovereignty and Human Rights after the Cold War. Ashgate Publishing, 2009 (with Michaelene D. Cox)

Journal Article

Shawki, N. The Global Adolescent Girl Agenda: An Analysis of the Emergence and the Political Outcomes of Two Global Health Networks. Journal of Social and Development Sciences 10.1 (2019): 33-51.
Noha Shawki, “Global Basic Rights, Positive Duties, Extraterritorial Obligations, and Mediating Institutions: Do the Sustainable Development Goals Deepen the Institutionalization of a Global Responsibility to End Poverty? in Social Alternatives 37, no. 1 (2018): 3-11
Noha Shawki, “Implementing the Women, Peace, & Security Agenda” in Global Affairs 3, no. 4-5 (2017): 455-467
Noha Shawki, "Norms and Normative Change in World Politics: An Analysis of Land Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals" in Global Change, Peace & Security 28, no. 3 (2016): 249-269
Noha Shawki, "‘The Work that Makes all Other Work Possible’: Domestic Work and Contemporary Domestic Worker Organizing for Justice and Dignity in the United States," in Journal for Peace and Justice Studies 25, no. 2 (2016): 143-166

Presentations

Social Movement Communities: Examining the Activities of Leaders of Local Slow Food Chapters in the United States. Midwest Political Science Association Conference. Midwest Political Science Association. (2022)
Building Solidarity in the Slow Food Movement. Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Food and Society. Association for the Study of Food and Society. (2021)
Coalition Dynamics in Transnational Social Movements: Analyzing the EU Food Policy Coalition. Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference. Midwest Political Science Association. (2021)
International Norms, Normative Change, and the Sustainable Development Goals. Midwest Political Science Association Conference. Midwest Political Science Association. (2016)
Formulating the Sustainable Development Goals: An Analysis of Norm Contestation and Norm Change. Midwest Political Science Association Conference. Midwest Political Science Association. (2015)
The Transnational Diffusion of Social Movements: A Case Study of the Food Sovereignty Movement in the UK and Canada. Midwest Political Science Association Conference. Midwest Political Science Association. (2014)
La Via Campesina and the Human Rights of Peasants: An Analysis of the Evolution of New Human Rights Norms. Midwest Political Science Association Conference. Midwest Political Science Association. (2013)
Understanding the Transnational Diffusion of Social Movements: An Analysis of the U.S. Solidarity Economy Network and Transition US. Midwest Political Science Association Conference. (2012)
Global Norms, Local Implementation: How Global Norms Are Translated Into Local Practice. International Studies Association Convention. International Studies Association. (2011)
The 2008 Food Crisis as a Critical Event for the Food Sovereignty and Food Justice Movements. American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. American Political Science Association. (2011)

Grants & Contracts

CAS Interdisciplinary Research Grant. College of Arts and Sciences. Illinois State University. (2017)