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Yasmine Haiti

Graduate Volunteer

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Yasmine is a PhD student in the Department of Political Science. She is born and raised in Casablanca, Morocco. She moved to Chicago in the fall of 2019. Yasmine received a master’s in Marketing and Trade Actions in June 2017 from École Nationale de Commerce et de Gestion de Settat, Morocco. Then, she graduated with a second masters of Public Administration from Indiana State University in May 2019 before she joined UIC for a PhD in Political Science. Her research interests revolve around forced migration, urban internal displacement, social movements, and human rights. She worked as a teaching and research assistant during the academic year of 2019/2020 in the department of Political Science at UIC. She has not only served multiple international organizations focusing on youth and women empowerment for several years, but also college-based organizations such as the Moroccan Student Organization in Indiana State University. Yasmine supported the Arab American Cultural Center as a Public Service Graduate Intern over Summer 2020. She hopes to work on several projects and engage other graduate students. She continues working at the Center as the Graduate Research Assistant