- B.S. Zoology, University of Tripoli, 2010
- MA, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, 2017
- Abdelghafar A. Alkishe, A. Townsend Peterson, and Abdallah M. Samy. Under review. Climate change influences on the potential geographic distribution of the disease vector tick Ixodes ricinus. PLOS ONE.
- Fall 2013- Spring 2017 Libyan Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific research funding (stipend and tuition).