Hamdy A. Hassan

DXB Campus

  • Ph.D. Cairo University, Cairo, & The University of Maryland, College Park, Political Science, Comparative Politics minor, Channel Program between Cairo University and The University of Maryland, Excellent with first degree honors and recommendation for publishing and distributing it among other universities), 1990. 
  • International Comparative Politics, African Studies, Conflict, Security and Development Studies (Political Economy) 
  • Professor, (August 2002 - Present), Zayed University, Dubai 
  • Visiting Professor, the Middle East Studies Forum (MESF) at Deakin University (July, 2015 - August 2015), Melbourne, Australia. 
  • Visiting Professor, (Summer 2012), Center for African Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands. 
  • Associate Professor, Political Science (1996 - 2000), Bayt al Hikmah, al Al Bayt University, Jordan. 
  • Associate Professor, Political Science (1995 - 2000), Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. 
  • Assistant Professor, Political Science (1990 - 1995), Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. 
  • Visiting Professor (1991 - 1992), Sanaa University, Yemen. 
  • Visiting Scholar (1987 - 1989), College Park, Maryland. (Conducted post graduate research at the Center for International Development and Conflict Management, University of Maryland.) 
  • Lecturer, Political Science (1985 - 1987), Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.
  • Teaching Assistant, Political Science (1982 - 1985), Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. 
  • Scientific Committee Board Member, The Center for Arab Unity Studies, Beirut, Lebanon. 
  • Country Expert, V-Dem Project, V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. 
  • External Reviewer, The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC).New York. 
  • External Reviewer, Faculty Promotion. 
  • Reviewer of journal articles published in Africa Quarterly, Africa Security Review, African Journal of Political Science and International Relations, and several other Arabic journals. 
  • Board Member, African Readings Journal, London and Saudi Arabia. 
  • Director, Sedona, Department of Islamic World Studies, Zayed University (2013-2017). 
  • External Reviewer for the German Research Foundation, Germany (2020-2021). 
  • Editorial Board Member, African Readings, London (2009-Present). 
  • Editorial Board Member, Africa Insight, Pretoria, South Africa (2013-2015). 
  • Editorial Board Member, African and Asian Studies, Leiden, Netherlands (2012-2015). 
  • Editorial Board Member, University of Bahri Journal of Arts and Human Sciences (UBJAHS), Khartoum, Sudan (2012-2015). 
  • Editorial Board Member, Research Africa (RAR), Duke University (2021-Present). 
  • 2021-Present: Co-chair of RC44 - Security, Conflict, and Democratization, International Political Science Association (IPSA). 
  • 2022-Present: Executive Council Member, RC52 - Climate Security and Planetary Politics, IPSA. 
  • 2021-2023: Executive Council Member, RC33, The Study of Political Science as a Discipline, IPSA. 
  • January 2018 - August 2018: Acting Dean, CHSS, Zayed University (ZU). 
  • August 2017 - January 2018: Associate Dean, CHSS, ZU. 
  • 2017-2019: Chair, University Faculty Promotion Advisory Committee (UFPAC). 
  • 2013-2015: Graduate Program Coordinator, Institute of Islamic World Studies, Zayed University. 
  • 2020-2022: Coordinator, African Studies Program, Al Hokama Center for Peace Studies, Rabat, Morocco. 
  • 2013-2014: Ad Hoc Committee Chair, Development of Arabic Concepts Course, Institute of Arabic Language Studies, Zayed University. 
  • 2014-2015: Chair, Self-Study Group of Graduate Programs, Institute of Islamic World Studies, Zayed University. 
  • 2007-2008 & 2023: Co-Chair, Self-Study Group, Academic Accreditation of Zayed University by MSCHE. 
  • 2012-2015: Coordinator, Learning Outcomes Assessment, Institute of Islamic World Studies, Zayed University. 
  • 2013-2017: Director, Sedona, Department of Islamic World Studies, Zayed University. 
  • 2007-2013: Advisory Board Member, Swedish Network for Peace, Conflict and Development Studies, Stockholm, Sweden. 
  • 2003-2006: Chair, Committee for Developing Islamic Studies Curriculum. Spearheaded the authors' committee founded by the UAE Ministry of Education to develop a new Islamic Studies Curriculum for the fourth and fifth grades. 
  • 2000-2002: Director, Afro Egyptian Studies Program, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. 
  • 1993-2002: Director, Center for African Future Studies, Cairo, Egypt. 
  • 2001-2005: Vice President, African Association of Political Science, Pretoria, South Africa. 
  • 1999-2000: Director, Human Rights Chair, Al Mafraq, Jordan. 

Hassan, H. A. (2023). Sufi Feminism, Journal of Religion in Africa (published online ahead of print 2023). doi: https://doi.org/10.1163/15700666-12340258   

Hassan, Hamdy (2023) . Religion and Politics in Africa, The Forum for Arab and International Relations. 

Steven Ratuva, Hamdy A. Hassan, Radomir Compel (Editors) (2021),Risks, Identity and Conflict: Theoretical Perspectives and Case Studies , Palgrave Macmillan. 

Hassan, H. A. (2022). Stalled cooperation and the destabilisation of the Maghreb. Orient, No 3. pp 18-23. https://orient-online.com/journal/  

Hassan, H. A. (2022). Religion as a Security Threat, Journal of Religion in Africa, 51(3-4), 426-451. doi: https://doi.org/10.1163/15700666-12340216.  

Hamdy A. Hassan (2022) The securitisation of COVID-19 in Africa: Socio-economic and political implications, African Security Review, https://doi.org/10.1080/10246029.2021.1994438 \ 

Hassan, H.  A. (2022). Africa and the End of American Times, International Politics. Vol 229. July.  

Hassan, H.  A. (2022). Transformations of the Authoritarian State in Africa...General Features and Future Prospects African Readings" (July - Issue 53) 

Hassan, H.  A. (2021).  Africa Rising in the International System: Analytical and Epistemological Problems .Morocco:  Journal of Strategic Affairs No 9 .pp 12-32. 

Hassan H.A.  2021. The Evolution of the Role of the Non-Aligned Movement: Challenges and Demands for Reform (Al Ahram Foundation: Al Siassa Aldawliyya, issue 226, October 2021). 

Hassan, H.A. (2020.) Sufi Islamic Discourse in Africa: From the Greatest Jihad to the Establishment of the African Caliphate. Religions 2020, 11, 639. https://zuscholars.zu.ac.ae/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4248&context=works  

Hassan, H. (2020). The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Crisis: Challenging Hydro-hegemony and the Egyptian-‎Sudanese Stalemate. Middle Eastern Studies Journal, Col 24, No 93. Pp 43-60.‎ 

Hassan, H. (2020). Transformations of Forced Migration in Africa: Issues and General Problems ,African Journal of Political Science and International Relations, Vol.14(2), pp. 74-83 , DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR2020.1255 ‎.  

Hassan, H.A . (2020) "A New Hotbed for Extremism? Jihadism and Collective Insecurity in the Sahel" Asian Journal of Peacebuilding Vol. 8 Iss. 2 p. 203 – 222.Available at: http://works.bepress.com/hamdy-hassan/3/. 

Hassan H.A. (2021) Trade and Security Cooperation in the Arab Maghreb Union Region. In: Omeje K. (eds) The Governance, Security and Development Nexus. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-49348-6_  

Hassan H.A. (2021) Ethnicity, Insecurity and Geostrategic Transformation in the Horn of Africa. In: Ratuva S., Hassan H.A., Compel R. (eds) Risks, Identity and Conflict. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-1486-6_3  

Ratuva S., Hassan H.A., Compel R. (2021) Risk, Identity and Conflict: A Critical Overview. In: Ratuva S., Hassan H.A., Compel R. (eds) Risks, Identity and Conflict. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-1486-6_1    

Ratuva S., Hassan H.A., Compel R. (2021) Risk, Identity and Conflict: Some Concluding Remarks. In: Ratuva S., Hassan H.A., Compel R. (eds) Risks, Identity and Conflict. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-1486-6_15   

Hassan, H. (2021) Africa's dilemmas: faltering transition, terrorism and external interference 2021, Abu Dhabi: The Future center for Advanced Researches and Studies 

Hassan, H. (2020) The Impossible State in Africa: Contradictory Paths, Amman: Aalaan Publishing. 

Hassan, H. (2019) The Road of Soft Power: UAE and Africa, Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi tourism and Culture Department. 

  • Recipient of the State Award in Social Sciences, 1999. Egyptian Ministry of Culture. the Egyptian State award in Political Science for my book 'Issues in the African Political Systems' published 
  • Received the Outstanding Faculty and Staff Awards, Zayed University (2003 -2020). 
  • Received 2021 Provost’s Research Fellowship Award. 
  • POL615 Area Studies :Africa 
  • POL614 Area Studies : Middle East 
  • IEWM-610:Epist. and Research Method. 
  • IEWM-630 : Sust.Devlp: Theo.&Applications  
  • MIWS-699:Research Project-CRN:52079 
  • MCIS-655---Muslim Societies &Global Affair- 
  • State Formation in Islamic World