masadeh 350x235   Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV)
Ruhr University Bochum (RUB)
Bochumer Fenster, 4th floor
Massenbergstraße 9 B
44787 Bochum

Room 4.48
Tel.: +49 (0)234-32 21662
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PhD Project: Human trafficking and Slavery: Life stories of Yazidi survivors of the Islamic State, how are they building resilience and moving forward (working title). (Supervisor: Prof.Dr. Ludger Pries)
Conflict Affected Areas, Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling, Humanitarian Studies, Terrorism
2015-2016 Project Manager for Combating Trafficking in Persons, Heartland Alliance International, Kurdistan Region of Iraq
2014-2015 Capacity Building Programme Officer, International Organization for Migration (IOM), Iraq
2013-2014  Counter Human Trafficking Project Manager, IOM, Jordan
2012-2013  Senior Assistant for Combating Human Trafficking, IOM Jordan; IOM Tanzania
2011-2012 Programme Coordinator, Jordan Institute of Diplomacy, Jordan
2010-2011 Researcher, Research Foundation, California State University, Chico, CA ,U.S.A
Focus: Public policy changes in light of the economic recession in the United States from 2009-2011
Summer 2010 Research Intern, Department of State, Washington D.C., U.S.A
Focus: Humanitarian risk analysis for Iraqi scientists fleeing violence in Iraq- Scholar Rescue Fund Project.
2008-2009 Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) for Arabic, Wellesley College, MA, U.S.A. Fulbright Award
2009- 2011

M.A. in International Relations and Comparative Politics.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA; California State University of Chico, CA, U.S.A.
Thesis: Terrorism and Islam: Distortion of Islamic Concepts to Justify Violent Attacks. A focus on Al-Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood

 2001-2005 B.A. in English for Specific Purposes (ESP), Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
2016  Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Award for Doctoral Research
2010 Media Leadership and Entrepreneurship, Swedish Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
2008-2009 Fulbright Award, Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA), Wellesley College, U.S.A.
2008 International Negotiation, Mediation and Conflict Resolution, United Nation University-International Leadership Institute (UNU-LI), Amman, Jordan
Wiener Zeitung, Austria "Gib mir deine Niere",  May 2016 [link]

Kurdistan TV, KGN News Interview to raise awareness on combating human trafficking in Kurdistan, April 2016 [link]

Petra News, Jordan ورشة تدريبية لموظفي وزارة الداخلية حول ضحايا الاتجار بالبشر, Identifying Victims of Trafficking for Ministry of Interior Officials,
April 2014 [link]

Foreign Policy Magazine Jordan’s Simmering Spring: Enough Compromise. Jordanians are tired of being the good kids on the block, August 2013 [link]

Jordan National TV interviewing Masadeh and IOM Chief of Mission, Terzi on the issue of human trafficking in Jordan, 2013 [link]
Moshi, Tanzania

Amman, Jordan

Leksand, Sweden

Alexandria, Egypt

Boston, MA, U.S.A.
“Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration for Victims of Trafficking”, IOM, November 18- 22, 2013

“Jordan in a Crisis Context: Labor Migrants and Refugees”, IOM, September 18-19, 2013

“Innovative Education Toward Positive Change”, Rework the World-The 5th Global YES Summit, May 2, 2010

“Youth Entrepreneurship in Making Connections”, Swedish Institute in Alexandria, November 3, 2010

“Refugees Crisis in Jordan: A View from Home” Northeastern University, Massachusetts Fulbright Chapter,
Annual Foreign Policy Association Conference, April 16, 2009

Arabic: Mother Tongue; English: Fluent; French: Beginner; Deutsch: Learning process
Security Awareness Induction Training (SAIT): Certified to participate in international humanitarian operations in war zones, 2014
Certified Instructor for Top Rope, Rock Climbing