- Professional Background
- Teaching Experience
- Workshops & Presentations
Mohamed Abumaye is a Ph.D. student of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego. He has also been the Associate Director for Somali Family Service, as well as a Graduate Admissions Committee Member, Center for African Studies, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
- BA in Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- MA in African Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- MA in Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego
- Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego (in process)
At the University of California, San Diego, Mohamed has taught: Introduction to Asian American Studies; Land and Labor; and Diversity. While at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he taught the course, Introduction to Africa. He has also served as an instructor for English as a Second Language at the World Relief Organization, as well as serving as a teaching assistant at Academic Connections for the Exploring Youth Subcultures course.
Workshops & Presentations
- “Transnational War: The Collapse of the Somali State” American Sociological Association, Las Vegas, August 20, 2011.
- “Silenced into Non-Existence: Somali Oral History” African Studies Association, Urbana-Champaign, IL, November, 2010.
- “Forgetting the Somali Civil War: Storytelling and Negotiating the Past” Oral History Association, Denver, August, 2010.
- “Poetry and Somali Feminism” The African Feminism Forum, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, July, 2009.