Dr. Autoosa Kojoori holds a Ph.D. in political Science with a specialization in International Relations and Comparative Politics and a minor in American Politics. She is a tenured professor at CSN and teaches part-time at UNLV. You may occasionally see her on the local news doing interviews as she is one of the local experts on the Middle East. She is also very active in women's rights issues and reproductive rights. When she is not teaching or doing research, she is either hiking, backpacking, doing archery, working-out, paddle-boarding, kayaking or planning her next adventure. She is a genuine lover of the arts and looks forward to contributing to the success and growth of the Nevada Women’s Film Festival.