Ph.D. in Modern Languages, University of Birmingham 

Balsam Mustafa is a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Political Sciences and International Studies at the University of Birmingham. She holds a Ph.D. in Modern Languages (Translation Studies) from the University of Birmingham. Her forthcoming book on Islamic State in Translation will be published by Bloomsbury Academic. She has previously worked as a lecturer in translation and interpreting studies at Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq. Mustafa recently won a prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship for her cyber-feminism research programme based at the University of Warwick.