Alex Boodrookas

Degree: Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: History

Alex Boodrookas


Foreign Policy and Security History International Studies Labor Relations Politics/Public Policy


  • Middle Eastern History and Politics
  • Labor
  • Migration
  • The Persian Gulf


Alex Boodrookas, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of History at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He teaches World History since 1500, Modern Middle East and History of Islam. His areas of expertise are in labor, migration, politics and the Persian Gulf.

Boodrookas’ teaching interest involve how ordinary people and mass popular movements have transformed global politics, the economy, everyday life and ideas of justice, equality and morality. He has had the opportunity to present at numerous conferences such as the Middle Eastern Studies Association Conference, the Eurasian Connections Conference and the Gulf Studies Symposium. Additionally, he is currently working on a book that compasses citizenship and political protest in the Persian Gulf, with a focus on Kuwait.

Boodrookas received his Ph.D. in History and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and his master’s in Near Eastern Studies from New York University. He received his bachelor’s in History and American Studies from George Washington University.



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