ADNAN M. HAYAJNEH
Professor of Political Science
Qatar University & The Hashemite University
Department of International Affairs
College of Arts & Sciences.
P.O. Box 2713
Doha. State of Qatar.
Mobile: +974 33101561(Qatar)
- Ph.D., Political Science; Emphasis in International Relations and Research Methodology; Minor Areas: Comparative Politics and American Government. (University of Arizona, AZ. USA. May 1995). Ranked # 16 by The National Science Foundation. U.S.A
Dissertation: “American Foreign Policy: Arms Transfer to the Middle East, 1960-1990: Testing Competing Theories.” Major Advisor: Professor Michael P. Sullivan.
- M.A., Political Science, Major: in International Relations; Minor: American Government (California State University, Chico, CA, USA, May 1990).
Thesis: “Congress and the AWACS Decision: Factors Influencing Congressional Behavior.” Major Advisor: Professor: Stephen Newlin.
- B.A., (Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, 1987/88).
- Diploma in Conflict Resolution and Peace Making. Department of Peace and Conflict Research. University of Uppsala. Sweden, May 2006.
· Teaching Certificate (Life Time) in the field of Political Science, State Board for Directors for Community Colleges of Arizona, USA, 1993.
· Tutor Certification in the field of Political Science and Near Eastern Studies, University of Arizona-Learning Center, USA, 1990.
· Special Teaching Certificate in the field of Political Science, State Board for Directors for Community Colleges of Arizona, USA, 1991.
· Certificate of Completion: Graduate Assistants in Teaching Orientation, Arizona Board of Regents (The University of Arizona: Graduate College, 1990).
RESEARCH /TEACHING/TRAINING INTERESTS:
· International Relations: Theories and Applications.
· Research Design & Research Methodology: Quantitative & Qualitative.
· Political and Economic Development in the Middle East
· American Foreign Policy: Middle East and GCC.
· Strategic and Security Studies: Gulf Security & Middle East.
· Diplomacy, Conflict Resolution & Peace Studies.
· Political Economy & Human Rights.
· Jordanian Association of Political Science, Founder Member& Vice President (2001-2003)
· Society of Friends of Scientific Research at Public Universities in Jordan.
· Arab Political Science Association.
· American Political Science Association.
· International Studies Association.
· Middle East Studies Association.
· Arab Association of Deans of Faulty of Arts. (2008-2010)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 1990-P
1. Qatar University 🙁 September 2012-P)
Professor of Political Science. (Spring 2013-P).
Visiting Professor of Political Science (Fall 2012)
Department of International Affairs. College of Arts & Sciences. Doha. State of Qatar.
- Introduction to International Relations.
- Introduction to Political Science.
- Political and Social Thought.
2. The Hashemite University: Jordan: (1999-P)
Professor of Political Science (Promoted 2008) & Associate Professor of Political Science (Promoted 2002). October 2002-July 2008 & Assistant Professor (Fall 1999 – Oct. 2002). The Hashemite University. Humanities and Social Sciences Department & Program in International Relations & Strategic Studies & MA Program in Peace and Conflict Studies). Zarqa. The H. K. of Jordan.
Administrative and Leadership Positions:
Dean of Faculty of Arts. The Hashemite University, (September 7, 2008- September, 7, 2010): Duties and Achievements:
- Led a college of three departments that consists of four BA programs. (Arabic Literature, English Literature, Literature and Culture, and International Relations and Strategic Studies and the department of Humanities and Social Sciences). The last provides all university students (18,000 students) with university requirements courses (4) as well as many elective courses including sociology, philosophy, democracy and human rights, Islamic thought, human civilization, History of the Arab World, History of Jordan, …etc, and the Language Center which provides language training to several colleges (French, Spanish, Arabic as a second language). The college provides three MA programs two in languages and literature and the other on Peace and Conflict studies.
- Led faculty of more than 60 full time and 20 adjunct faculty and teaching assistants and more than 2000 students and 20 administrative staff.
- Improved the academic quality of the offerings of the college.
- Provided an environment of academic freedom and defended students and faculty rights, which helped improve and keep the faculty and recruit graduate students.
- Managed the budget of more than $3millions.
- Led the leadership team of the faculty and the language center consisting of Vice Dean, two Assistant Deans, Three departments’ heads and the Language Center Director.
- Led the extracurricular activities, which include students’ creative ideas.
- Oversaw the academic life of the college including the academic affairs especially teaching and curriculum development. Updating the courses of the college and integrating IT-E-Learning- into teaching and learning tools of most of the courses as well updating all textbooks of the classes to international standards.
- Led the accreditation process of the degrees of the colleges both private and public accreditations and achieved accreditation (special) for the three MA programs) and Public accreditation for all BA and MA programs under my tenure.
- Developed the strategic plan of the college up to 2014.
- Led the recruitment process of new faculty members, researchers and the promotion process. More than ten faculty members were promoted under my tenure.
- Led the selections process of sponsored students. Three students were sent abroad to earn their PhDs and to come back from leading universities in the US and two others to get their MAs.
- Provided counsel and mentorship to faculty and students through enhancing programs in IT, social interactions and other activities.
- Managed the “brownbag” weekly seminar.
- Oversaw most of the activities in the college including the Academic Day of the College, Conferences and several symposiums.
- Reshaped the research agenda of all departments to achieve genuine research with international standards.
- Enacted evaluations of the administrative staff and provided programs of enhancing their skills by sending them to short term-courses on management, typing, English language, public relations… etc.
- Developed the buildings and the offices of the college by providing new spaces to students and updating computers and software to faculty and staff.
- Represented the college in all university councils and committees.
- Represented the college and the university in meetings and committees with other colleges and universities in Jordan, and in the region.
- Signed several MUs to enhance cooperation and cooperation and exchange of students and faculty members with leading Universities in the West and the U.S.
- Worked with the Vice President for Academic affairs to achieve the mission of the University and the College.
Dean of Students Affairs (Deanship of Students Affairs). The Hashemite University (January 9, 2008 to September 6, 2008:
Duties and Achievements:
- Hold this post after being an Assistant Dean (Fall 2000-Spring 2002), Vice Dean (Fall 2002) and Acting Dean (Summer 2002) for more than 2 and half years.
- Led four departments and more than 60 staff members.
- Managed a vast budget, around $4 millions.
- Supervised the university students’ participations in all activities, athletic, and cultural.
- Supervised the student life of more than 18,000 students.
- Led the best democratic election of the Student Union and more than 16 students clubs.
- Provided all types of counseling to students via a created department.
- Gave special attention to international students coming from more than 30 nationalities by providing governmental liaison officer to get their visas and residency and make them feel at home, The International week festival is one of my great achievements
- Developed many programs to enhance the character of students in all aspects.
- Developed job fairs to help students connect to companies and institutions for future work and internships.
- Interacted with students on person on daily basis, please note that I have gained 10 pounds since I left this post!
- Improved the alumni office.
- Worked directly with the President to achieve the mission of the University and the Deanship.
Acting Chair, Humanities and Social Sciences Dept. Summer, 2009.
Taught the Following Courses (BA & MA Levels):
- Research Methodology in Peace and Conflict Studies, MA Level
- Security and Strategic Studies in the Arab World, MA level.
- Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies, MA level.
- Hard & Soft Conflicts in the Middle East (MA level).
- Introduction to International Relations.
- Research Methods in International Relations and Strategic Studies.
- Graduation Projects (Online).
- The Arab World and International Politics.
- Theories of International Relations.
- International Economic Relations.
- American Foreign Policy.
- Foreign Policy Analysis.
- Supervise the internship program of all students.
- National Culture.
- Human Civilization (Ancient to Current Civilization).
- Coordinator, The National Culture Course (more than 2000 students each semester: 2003-2004)
- Coordinator, The Human Civilization Course (more than 1000 students each semester: 1999-2005)
- MA Theses conducted under my supervision (Fall 2009-P:
- The Effect of International Interactions over Iran’s Nuclear Program on Gulf Security: 1995-2010. H. Quinbi. .(Completed Spring 2011)
- “The American War on Terrorism and American policy toward Human Rights: 2001-2011.” M. Jundi.
- The Role of the Military Institutions on Political Stability in Arab World: 1991-2011. M. Abadi.
- The Role of the Arab Revolutions on the Regional System” 2000-2012. K. Aysriah
- The Role of International System Change on International Conflict: 1989-2009. A. Zohara.(Completed Fall 2011)
- The Impact of American Soft Power on International Peace: 1990-2008. H. Obidat. .(Completed Fall 2011)
- The Role of Great Powers Hegemony in the Security Council on International Stability: 1945-2009. M. Al-Rouf. .(Completed Spring 2011)
- The Role of Civic Society on Peace and Stability in Jordan: 2000-2010. M. Brhoma (Completed Summer 2012)
Committees (The Hashemite University):
- The University Level: University Council, Deans Council, 2008-2010, Tenure Committee, the University Level, 2008-2009, Research Council, 2008-2010, Member, the Review Committee of Scientific Periodicals Fall 2006-2010). Chair, The Core Group for Establishing the International Relations & Strategic Studies major and Member, the Core Group of Establishing New Majors in Social Sciences.
- The College and Departmental Levels: Chair and member of various committees.
- Committees: National and International Conferences:
- Member, the Organizing Committee of the International Conference: Jordan: An Arab Diplomacy. December, 2010.
- Member, the Organizing Committee of the International Conference on Arab-European Relations: Post 911. November 2005.
- Chair, The Organizing Committee of the National Conference on Jordan National Culture. (Summer, 2004).
- Chair, the Organizing Committee of the Conference on Teaching Strategic Studies and International Relations in the Jordanian Universities. December 19, 2003.
- Member, the National Culture Course” Jordan First”. (University Level), Fall 2002.
- Chair, the Conferences and Seminars Committee, University Level (2000).
- Chair, the Special Committee “Day of Jerusalem,” University Level (2000).
3.The United Nations:
The Sabbatical Year: Senior Programme Officer. United NationsUniversity: – International Leadership Institute (UNU-ILI), Amman. Jordan. July 1, 2005-June 30, 2006. (Selected from 355 candidates: International Search): Salary: $78,000.00.
- Organizing Leadership Courses (International, Regional and National), and this include:
Participating in course preparation.
Evaluating and selecting participants.
- Undertaking research in the area of leadership studies within the mission and goals of UNU-ILI.
- Attending relevant conferences and presenting research work.
- Organizing an alumni network, Forging partnerships and Networking.
- Participating in routine academic and administrative practices of UNU-ILI.
- Officer in Charge (OIC) in absence of the Director (Several times).
Courses and Workshops:
- Conducted a workshop on “The Role of Members of the Parliament in Democratic Governance: Leadership Needs. September 28, 2005. Amman, Jordan.
- International Leadership Course in “The Role of Members of the Parliament in Democratic Governance. (March 12-17, 2006). Amman-Jordan. 53 International Participants and 14 faculty Members from 20 countries.
- Courses were Constructed and received high appraisal from the CONDIR Conference April 20, 2006:
- Understanding Leadership in Islam. In Cooperation and full funding from Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), Amman, Jordan.
- Election Observers and Democracy.
- Global Leadership Course for Young Members of Parliament: With KAS.
- Training Course: Member of Parliaments: Communication and PR.
- Leaders of Political Parties, Islamic parties and New Election Law. (Local and Regional):
Fund Raising and Building Cooperation:
- Raised more than $41,000.00 for the MPs Course “The Role of Members of Parliament in Democratic Governance: March 12-17, 2006.”
- Negotiated Memorandum of Understanding to hold three Global Leadership Courses with GulfResearchCenter, Dubai, UAE and the GenevaCenter for Security Studies. M of U is ready and need to be sighed by UNU-ILI.
- Established good cooperation and received funding from the following institutions:
- StateUniversity of New York (SUNY)/Legislative Strengthening Program (LSP). Amman, Jordan.
- The Greater Municipality of Amman, Jordan.
- Jordanian Parliament
- Jordanian Senate.
- Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), Amman, Jordan
- Prime Minster Office, Jordan.
- 4. The Jordan Institute of Diplomacy: Adjunct Faculty
- Taught: International Relations and Security and Strategic Studies, International Negotiations and Research Methods: New diplomats (Group 1+8+9+10). (Fall 2009-P).
- Gave several lectures to new diplomats: Hard Power and Soft Power in International Relations, regional security, etc…. (Fall 2009-P).
- Supervise promotion papers of Diplomats (Several levels) (Fall 2009-P).
- Gave lectures on International Issues: Refugees and Population, summer, 1997.
- Member of the Strategic Studies Course Committee, 1995.
- 5. The University of Jordan:
Associate Professor, (Adjunct Faculty), College of Graduate Studies: The Master’s Program on Conflict Resolution and the Diplomatic Studies Program (The University of Jordan). Amman. The H. K. of Jordan. (Fall, 2002/2003-Spring 2005/2006 & Spring 2007),
- Taught (All courses are taught in English):
- International Conflict (Simulation) (Spring 2007).
- Theories of International Relations. (Spring 2004 & Spring 2005, Spring 2006). (Graduate Level).
- The Arab World and International Politics (Fall, 2003, Spring 2004) (Graduate Level).
- Security and Strategic Studies. (Fall, 2003, Fall, 2005, Fall 2005, Spring 2006). (Graduate Level).
- Conflicts in the Arab World. (Fall, 2002) (Graduate Level).
- Interpersonal and Inter-group Conflicts. (Spring 2002). (Graduate Level).
- Many Examinations Committees for MA Comprehensive Exams in Diplomatic Studies, Conflict Resolutions.
- o MA Theses Proposals conducted under my supervision (In English):
- The Spread of the Global Jihad Movement during the years 1998-2005: An effort towards world dominium.” By: Antonios Samouris
- The Impact of Social Structures on Military Organizations in Europe and the Middle East: The Second World War and the War on Iraq Cases. By Despina Gezerli.
- The Apartheid Wall and the Viable PalestinianState. By Reema Abu-Hilal.
- The US Administration and American Interventions in the Middle East: 1945-2005. By Ruba Zinati
Assistant Professor, (Part Time), Department of political science, The University of Jordan. Amman, The H. K. of Jordan. (Fall, 2000-P).
· Taught Foreign policy Analysis. (Senior Level. In Arabic).
6. The United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Researcher (Strategic and Political Analyst), Strategic Studies Division: The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research.Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (September 1998-February 1999).
· Write Policy papers to top policy makers in the United Arab Emirates in issues pertaining to the national security of the UAE and the Gulf Region.
· Follow up all national, regional, and international developments to advise policy makers on various policy alternatives.
· Act as a Foreign Policy Consultant.
· Train National Researchers and potential leaders and diplomats (UAE Citizens) in:
Research methods, writing policy papers, writing quick response reports, and the use
of the Internet.
- 7. Al Al-Bayt University: Jordan:
Assistant Professor, AL al-Bayt University: Bayt al-Hikmah Higher Institute (The Institute
of Political Studies). Mafraq, The H. K. of Jordan. (Sept.1995-Sept.1998).
Taught the Following Courses (MA Level):
· Research Methodology (Graduate Course: Spring 1996, Fall 1996, Spring 1998)
· Diplomacy and International Relations (Graduate Course: Fall 1995, Spring 1996, Spring 1997, Fall 1997).
· Theories of International Relations (Graduate Course: Spring 1998)
· Foreign Policy of the Great Powers (Graduate Course: Fall 1996, Fall 1997)
· Contemporary International Problems (Graduate Course: Fall 1997).
MA Theses Advisor:
- 1. Political Pluralism and Violence in Algeria, 1989-1995.
- 2. Foreign Aid and Democracy in Jordan, 1985-1995.
- 3. Voting Behavior in the United Nations toward the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-1995.
- 4. The Role of the Unipolar System on American Foreign Policy toward the Arabian Gulf, 1990-1996.
· Chair, the WorldBankUniversity Projects.
· Chair, Conference and Seminars Committee.
· Academic Advisor, (12 Graduate Students).
· Member. The Research Council (1995-1996).
· Member. The Institute of Muslim People (North America, 1995-1996).
· Chair, Library Affairs Committee (1996-1997).
· Member, the Research Methodology Course Committee (University Level).
· Chair, Computer Committee.
- 8. University of Arizona and Pima community College: USA:
Adjunct Faculty, Pima Community College. Tucson, Arizona, USA. (Fall 1991- Spring 1995):
Taught the Following Courses (BA level):
· International Relations (11 sections)
· Comparative Politics (2 sections)
· Introduction to Politics, U.S. National and State Constitutions (Arizona)
· American National Government
Assistant Program Coordinator, Center for Athletes Total Success, University of Arizona. Tucson, AZ. USA. (Fall 1990- Spring 1995):
· Coordinated the tutoring program; 50 staff and over 500 Students.
· Designed, implemented and supervised the tutorial and study program.
· Prepared and presented the annual budget.
· Conducted the faculty evaluation of students.
· Advised International Students (From more than 30 countries).
Research Assistant, The Udall Center for Public Policy Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. USA. (1992-1994):
· Research Assistant to Udall Faculty and Research Fellows.
· Developed a library system that includes all newsletters and publications from public policy centers in the United States and other countries.
· Helped Edit & Prepare the Policy Currents-A Newsletter-.
Research and Teaching Assistant, Political Science Department, University of Arizona, AZ, USA: (1991-1995):
· Conducted a preliminary research study on Democratic Transition in Eastern Europe (1990-1993) for Prof. Peter A. Toma (Summer 1993).
· Evaluated senior and graduate Students performance for Political Science 432 and 532 classes, Pressure Groups, (Summer 1992).
· Conducted research on the topics of the American Presidency, for Prof. Lyn Ragsdale and American Indian Politics for Prof. David Wilkins (Summer 1991).
ON GOING RESEARCH PROJECTS:
- Saudi Arabia Arms Deals (1990-2011), GCC States Arms Deals (1990-2011) , Arms Transfer to the GCC States (1990-2011) will be published in the forthcoming book (Armaments in the Arab World: 2012) by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies. Qatar.
- Jordan and the GCC. (Forthcoming).
- Social Media and Arab Revolutions. Will be presented at the International Studies Association Conference. April 2011. San Diego, CA. USA.
- The US and Arab Revolutions. (Forthcoming)
- The New Regional System in the Middle East after the Arab Spring 2011-2013 (Ongoing).
- The GCC and the Arab Spring (To be presented at the Kuwait University Conference October 2012)
- Several papers under review in leading journals.
PUBLICATIONS: (LATEST FIRST)
- Policy Paper, “The Political Map of the Arab World after the Arab Spring. Middle Eastern Monthly. August 2012 (with others in Arabic).
- Policy Paper, “The U.S. and the Arab Spring.” Middle Eastern Monthly (18)1-24. Fall 2011.
- Paper, The Arab Spring and the New Balance of Power in the Middle East. Middle Eastern Studies Journal. 15(56)13-33. Summer 2011.
- Book, Public Expenditures on Social, Economic Rights and Security in Jordan: An Analysis of Governmental Budgets: 2000-2010. The National Center for Human Rights. Amman, Jordan. 2011. (Team leader with others).
- Book Chapter, The Role of the Parliament in Enhancing Citizenship and Human Rights. The National Center of Human Rights. Amman, Jordan. 2011.
- Paper, U.S. Jordan Relations: The King Abdullah II Era: An analytical Study. Chapter in “A Handbook of US-Middle East Relations. Robert Looney (Editor). Rutledge, 2009. In English.
- Paper, The Message of Reconciliation in Obama’s Speech: Components, Results and how the Arabs should deal with it. In Obama’s Reconciliatory Message and What the Arabs Require? Middle Eastern Monthly 9, 2009. In Arabic.
- Paper, The Transatlantic Relations and the Islamic world. AL-Bayan Strategic Report. March 2009.
- Paper, Jordan Fact Sheet: Local Democracy and Decentralization in Jordan.” The Global Report. 2007. In English.
- Paper, Jordan Policy towards Iraq. In The Future of Iraq: Politics, Security and Foreign Policy. Isik University. Turkey. 2007. In English
- Paper, Jordan and Political Development. Journal of Social Sciences. Sharja University. 100(25): 185-212. Winter, 2008. In Arabic.
- Paper, “Is Democracy in the Future of the Gulf States? The Arab Journal of Political Science. No 15. P. 31-51. Summer 2007. In Arabic.
- Paper, “The Crisis of the Iranian Nuclear Issue and the US Scenarios. Journal of Middle East Studies. No 40-41. July 2007.
- Paper, Jordanian-Palestinian Confederation: Obstacles, Scenarios, or the Solution. Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations. December 2007. In English. With Dr. Sami Al-Khazendar.
- Paper, “Political Development: Analysis of Concepts and Approaches.” Journal of Democracy. Al-Ahram Center for Political & Strategic Studies, Cairo, Egypt. No 25. P15-25. February 2007. In Arabic.
- Paper, Arab Middle East Governments: Security Concerns, Priorities and Policies. Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations. Winter 2006. 5(4) 77-92. In English.
- Occasional Paper, Jordan-GCC Relations: 1980-2004. Gulf Research Center. Dubai: United Arab Emirates. June 2006.
- Chapter,”The Effects of Globalization on the Information and Educational Sector in Jordan” In Rukhsana Zia (Editor) “Globalization, Modernization, and Education in Muslim Countries.” Nova Publishers. July. 2006. with Dr. Jamal Al-Shalbi.
- Book Chapter; Democratization in the Gulf Region? In Is Security in the Gulf’s Future? Judith Yaphe (Editor). Forthcoming 2008.
- Paper, “The U.S. Occupation of Iraq and the Arab World. Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations. 4(1&2): 46-60. Spring & Summer 2005. In English.
- Occasional Paper, Jordan-American Relations under King Abdullah II: 1999-2004. Al-RaiCenter, Amman, Jordan. 2005. (In Arabic).
- Paper, The U.S. Strategy: Democracy and Internal Stability in the Arab World. Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations. 3(2&3): 19-40. Summer &Fall 2004. In English.
- Paper, The American War on Iraq, and the International Balance of Power: A Strategic Study. In “The War on Iraq: Occupation, Consequences and Results Book. May 2004. The Center for Arab Unity Studies. Beirut, Lebanon.
- Strategic Report, “The American War on Iraq and International Balance of Power: Implications for the Arab World.” AL-Bayan Strategic Report. April 2005.
- Paper, The Future of the Palestinian Refugees: How to Deal with the International Initiatives. Social Sciences Journal: University of Kuwait. (In Arabic). Fall 2003. 31 (4): 839-56.
- Strategic Report, “The American Hegemony, and Future Relations with the Islamic World.” AL-Bayan Strategic Report. October 2003. Pp. 243-258.
- Analytical Study, Jordan in Year 2002, AD-Dustour. January 1, 2003. P. 15.
- Paper, American-Arab Relations after 911. . www.aljazeera.net.
- Paper, The Future of Internal Conflict in the Arab World. www.aljazeera.net.
- Paper, The GCC After 20 years. The Shadow of threat” www.aljazeera.net
- Paper, Personal Attributes of the 1997 Parliamentary Elections Candidates: A Survey Study. AL-URDUN AL-JADID Research Center .AMMAN, JORDAN. Pp. 85-108. 2002. (In Arabic).
- Paper, US-Arab Relations between American Realism and Arab Idealism: Issues and Perspectives in the Present and the Future. In Arab-American Relations: Towards a Bright Future. Sami A. Kahasawnih, editor. Amman: University of Jordan. 2001. Pp.293-314. (In English).
- Paper, International Issues Between Realism and Globalism: An Empirical Analysis: 1990-1997. Social Sciences Journal: University of Kuwait. No 2, Vol. 29, summer 2001. (In Arabic).
- Book, Great Powers Diplomacy in the International System toward the Arab World, Occasional Papers; # 29 The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research. United Arab Emirates. 1999. 100 pages (In Arabic).
- Paper, The Jordanian Think Tanks and Decision-Making in Jordan: A Survey Study. In Research Centers & Decision-Making Process in Modern Jordan. Amman: Middle EastStudiesCenter, 1999: pp. 67-118. (In Arabic).
- Paper, Methodological Issues in Explaining Political Violence: A Critical Study. Dirasat,Humanities and Social Sciences: University of Jordan.1999, Vol. 26 (1): pp. 196-211. (In Arabic).
- Paper, The Policy of Keeping a Balance: American Arms and Hegemons in the Middle East, 1962-1988. Dirasat, Administrative Sciences: University of Jordan, 1998, Vol. 25 (1): pp. 165-175. (In English).
- Paper, Borders and War in the Study of International Relations. Dirasat, University of Jordan. 1999: Vol. 27 (1): pp. 764-777. (In Arabic).
- Paper, The Level-of-Analysis and Methodology in the Arabic International Relations: An Analytical Study, 1966-1995. Dirasat,University of Jordan. Vol. 28 (1) 2001. (In Arabic).
- Paper, Teaching Political Science in the Jordanian Universities: A Survey Study. Journal of the Union of Arab Universities. 1998, no. 34, pp. 94-109. (In Arabic).
- Paper, “The 1997 Parliamentary Elections: An Analysis of the Personal Attributes of the Jordanian Parliament. Centre D’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Mouen-Orient Contemporain (CERMOC), 1999 (In English).
- Policy Papers Related to the Gulf Region (Selections):
- Factors and Theories of Political Development in the GCC. Araa Journal-The GulfResearchCenter, Dubai: UAE. February 2007.
- Democracy in the Future of the GCC States? Araa Journal-The GulfResearchCenter, Dubai: UAE, July, 2006
- “American Leadership and World Politics after the War on Iraq: Do we have a World Leadership Crisis?” Araa Journal-The GulfResearchCenter, Dubai: UAE. December 2005.
- The Strategic Implications of the Saudi Visit to China and India. Al-Majlah. (No 1356) Feb. 11, 2006. The Leading Article.
- “The Determinants of the GCC Foreign Policies. Araa Journal-The GulfResearchCenter, Dubai: UAE. March 2006.
CONFERENCES (In Order: Latest First):
- Working Paper. “Russia and Syria. Al-Sabeel Forum: Russia and the Arab Spring. July 2012.
- Invited Participant. The First Annual Conference for Social and Human Sciences. The Arab Center for Research & Policy Institute. Doha, the Sate of Qatar. March 24-26, 2012.
- Invited Participant. “The Gulf and the World Conference 2011.” Institute of Diplomatic Studies and Gulf Research Center. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. December 3-5, 2011.
- Paper, “Islamic Powers and other Political Forces: Opportunities, Challenges and Dilemmas.” Paper presented at the “Islamists and Power Conference.” Middle East Studies Center. Amman, Jordan. November 19-20, 2011.
- Paper, Regional and International Perspectives toward the Political Map of the Arab world in the Post Arab Spring Era.” Paper Presented at the New Strategic Map in the Arab World Workshop. Middle East Studies Center. October 15, 2011.
- Paper, “The Role of the New Political Parties Law and Enchaining Political Participation. Paper presented at the Political Reform Workshop. Ministry of Political Development and UNDP. Dead Sea, Jordan July 15-17, 2011.
- Paper, Election and Citizenship: The Importance of Political Participation. Paper presented to Representatives of Civil Society in all Major Cities of Jordan (10 presentations). May-June, 2010.
- Paper, Women’ Quota in the World: A Comparative Study. Paper presented at the National Centre for Human Rights Workshop. Amman-Jordan, May 19, 2010.
- Paper, Jordan’s Civic Culture: An Empirical Study. Presented at the Jordan Civic Culture: Democracy and Good Governances Workshop. The National Centre for Human Rights. Amman-Jordan. July 12, 2009.
- Observer, “The Political Role of Tribes in the Middle East and North Africa Conference. Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan. Amman, Jordan October 27-29, 2009.
- Paper, The American Project in the Middle East: An agenda for Future Research: 2008-2018. Presented at the International Workshop: Kuwaiti Society Magazine and the Middle EastStudiesCenter, October 25-28, 2008.
- Paper, “The American War on Iraq and Democracy in the Gulf Region: Democracy Via Military Power. Paper accepted for presentation at the International Studies Association. 48th Annual Convention. Chicago, IL. USA. February 28-March 3, 2007. Did not Attend. Abstract was presented.
- Invited Speaker, Gulf Security. Mideast Regional Security Dilemmas: Searching for Solutions Conference. UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, Athens. January 25-28, 2007.
- Paper, “US New Strategy and Regional Security.” Paper presented at Al-Rai Center for Studies. AmmanJordan. January 21, 2007.
- Participant, “Amman Message in the Eyes of others: Dialogue-Moderation-Humanity Conference.” The Hashemite University. Zarqa-Jordan. September 20-21, 2006
- Invited Participant, Byblos Autumn School: Power Sharing Systems: Theoretical Approaches and Case Studies. Sept 5-15, 2006. Freiburg im Breisgau,Germany.
- Invited Speaker, Gulf Security. Mideast Regional Security Dilemmas: Searching for Solutions Conference. UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, Athens. July 27-30, 2006.
- Paper, “The U.S. Role and Democracy in the Middle East: The Role of Leadership.” Paper accepted for presentation at Fukuoka 2006-20th IPSA World Congress. July 9-13, 2006.
- Paper. Middle East Peace Making. “2006 Top Level Seminar on Peace and Security: The Role of Organizations in Peace Building. Organized by the Department of Peace and Conflict Research in Uppsala, University of Uppsala. Sweden, May 3-12, 2006.
- Participant, “The North South Divide and International Studies. International Studies Association. 47th Annual Convention. San Diego, CA. USA. March 22-25, 2006
- Participant, “Preparing of the Millennium Development Goals Report for the Aqaba Governate.” UNDP. Dead Sea. January 3-4, 2006.
- Invited Participant, “Globalization: Fortune or Misfortune for the Arab Societies?” The French Institute of Middle East and the French Embassy in Jordan. Amman, Jordan. December 7-8, 2005.
- Participant and Member of the Organizing Committee, “The International conference on the European-Arabian Relations Aftermath of September 11: Reality and Expectations. The Hashemite University. Zarqa-Jordan. November 23-25, 2005.
- Invited Participant: “The Experience of Political Reform in the GCC States: Evaluation and Analysis Workshop.” Gulf Research Center and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Dubai, UAE. November 16-17, 2005.
- Invited Speaker, Gulf Security. Mideast Regional Security Dilemmas: Searching for Solutions Conference. UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, Athens. September 22-25, 2005.
- Invited Participant & Contributor, “Byblos Autumn School:” “Intentional Relations in an Uncertain Hegemonial System, Jebil, Lebanon. Organized by American University of Beirut, Heinrich Boll Foundation, Arnold Bergstraesser Institut and The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies. September 6-16, 2006.
- Invited Speaker, Jordan and Iraq: Security Implications. Mideast Regional Security Dilemmas: Searching for Solutions Conference. UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations. Athens, June 2005.
- Paper, “Tackling recent developments and their impact on security in the region.” Paper presented to the “Strategic Landscape in a Changing Environment: Security in the Middle East Revisited Conference.” The Jordan Institute of Diplomacy and the Geneva Center for Security Policy. Amman, Jordan. . November 29-30, 2004.
- Chair, “Political Development and Women in Jordan: Empowering Women Session”. At The Jordanian National Commission for Women Conference. The Hashemite University. July 3, 2004.
- Paper, Governments: Security and Concerns, Priorities and Policies. Invited Speaker. Paper presented at the Conference on “Arab Perspectives on Regional Governance and Security.” June 26-28, 2004. Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and Al-Aharm Center for Political & Strategic Studies, Cairo, Egypt
- Paper, “American Public Opinion and U.S. Middle East Policy. Submitted to “Mideast Regional Security Dilemmas: Searching for Solutions Conference. UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations. Amman May 17-20, 2004.
- Paper, Political Development: Concepts, Approaches and the Jordanian Experience. Paper presented at the Conference “Women and Political Development”. Amman, Jordan. March 23-25, 2004.
- Paper, The New International Development and the Study of International Relations in the Jordanian Universities. The Hashemite University Conference. Zarqa, Jordan. December 19, 2003.
- Paper, The US Strategy, Internal Stability, and Security in the Arab World. Submitted to “Mideast Regional Security Dilemmas: Searching for Solutions Conference. UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, December 10-14, 2003.
- Paper, Iraq Make or Break: The Implications of the US Occupation of Iraq on the Arab World and the United States. Submitted to “Mideast Regional Security Dilemmas: Searching for Solutions Conference.” UCLABurkleCenter for International Relations, December 10-14, 2003.
- Invited Participant, “Forging Regional Cooperation.” Halki International Seminar, 2003. Halki-Greece. 4-8 September 2003.
- Paper, The Future of Gulf Security under the American Occupation of Iraq: A Proposal for a US Marshall Plan for the Gulf. Submitted to “Mideast Regional Security Dilemmas: Searching for Solutions Conference.” UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, August 2-5, 2003.
- Paper, The Road Map and the Arab States: Jordan’s Role. Submitted to “Mideast Regional Security Dilemmas: Searching for Solutions Conference.” UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, August 2-5, 2003.
- Paper, The American War on Iraq and “the New Middle East:” Implications for Regional Security. Submitted to the “Mideast Regional Security Dilemmas: Searching for Solutions Conference,” UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations. May 10-13, 2003. Athens, Greece. (Invited Participant).
- Paper, Security in the Middle East: What is cooking? “The View from the Arab World: We and the US”. Submitted to the “Mideast Regional Security Dilemmas: Searching for Solutions III Conference,” UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations. January 4-7, 2003. Athens, Greece. (Invited Participant).
- Chair, “Jordan and Scenarios of Change in Iraq.” Al-Qudus Center for Political Studies. Amman, Jordan. October 12-13, 2002.
- Paper, Civilization Stage and Foreign Policy: Toward Building A New Theory. Accepted to be presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Conference, March 24-27, 2002. New Orleans, LA. USA.
- Paper, US-Arab Relations between American Realism and Arab Idealism: Issues and Perspectives in the Present and the Future. Paper Accepted For Presentation at the Arab-American Relations: Towards A Bright Future Conference,” University of Jordan in Cooperation with Brigham Young University” Amman, Jordan: 10-12 April 2000. (In English).
- Paper, The Principles and Approaches in Dealing with the International Initiatives to Solve the Palestinian Refugees Issue. Paper presented at the “Dispelled Palestinian’s Future Conference.” Middle East Studies Center. Amman, Jordan. 11-13, September 2000. (In Arabic).
- Paper, “The Peace Process and Security in the Middle East: What is Cooking? Paper Accepted for Presentation at the Conference: “Redefining Security in the Middle East: Effects of the Peace Process.” McGill University and University of Manitoba. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 23-24 June 2000. (Abstract Presented: Did not attend). (In English).
- Paper, “The Arab World and Globalization.” Paper Accepted for presentation at the “Congress of the International Association of Middle East Studies (IAMES) Free University of Berlin, Germany. 5-7 October 2000. (In English).
- Paper, “The State in the Arab World and Globalization.” Paper Accepted for presentation at the”18th General IPRA Conference: Challenges for Peace Research in the 21st Century: A Dialogue of Civilizations.” Tampere, Finland. 5-9 August 2000. (Abstract Presented: Did not attend). (In English).
- Paper, “Realism vs. Globalism and the New World Order: An Empirical Analysis, 1990-1997: View from the Arab World.” Presented at “Protesting Globalization: Prospects for Transnational Solidarity Conference.” University of Technology, Sydney, December 10-14, 1999. (In English).
- Discussant, “The Caspian Regional Politics: Prospects for Cooperation & Conflict,” By Dr. Geoffrey Kemp (Special Assistant to the President-Regan- for National Security affairs. Fourth Annual Energy Conference, ECSSR, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25-26 October 1998. (In English).
- Paper, Decentralization and Local Government: The Case of Jordan. Paper Presented to the “Workshop on Fiscal Decentralization in Mediterranean Countries” Organized by The Economic Development Institute (EDI)-World Bank- and the LebaneseCenter for Policy Studies. Beirut, Lebanon: July 17-19, 1998. (In Arabic).
- Paper, Personal Attributes of the 1997 Parliamentary Elections Candidates: A Survey Study. Paper Presented to the “Arab Election Studies Workshop”, organized by AL-URDUN AL-JADID RESERACH CENTER-AMMAN, JORDAN: MAY 31-June 2, 1998. (In Arabic).
- Paper, Contemporary Diplomacy and International Communication: Great Powers Diplomacy in the American International System, 1990-1996. Presented at Conference on Communication and Diplomacy: New Horizons in the Information Age, Institute of Diplomacy, Amman-Jordan, September 6-8, 1997. (In Arabic).
- Paper, The Study of International Relations in the Arab World: An Analytical Review. Presented at the XVII World Congress of the International Political Science Association. Seoul, Korea, 17-21, August 1997. (In English).
- Paper, Hardware vs. Software Policy: The Relationship between American Arms Transfers and American Peace Policy toward the Middle East, 1950-1995.Presented at the 1997 International Studies Convention. Toronto, Canada, March 18-22, 1997. (In English).
- Paper, Arabic International Relations: A Critical Study. Paper Presented at the Third Conference: Teaching Political Science in Jordan; Al al-Bayt University, Mafraq-Jordan, December 27 1997.
- Paper, Democracy and Income Inequality: The Jordanian Case, 1975-1990. Presented at the International Association of Middle Eastern Studies Sixth Congress. AL al-Bayt University, April 10-14, 1996, Mafraq, Jordan. (In English).
- Paper, King Hussein and the Jordanian Diplomacy. Weekly Seminar: ALal-BaytUniversity, November 13, 1995. (In Arabic).
- Paper, Analyzing Course Syllabuses in the Field of Political Science: The Case of State Universities in Jordan. Paper Presented at the First Conference: Teaching Political Science in Jordan. Yarmouk University, Jordan, April 8, 1996.
- Paper, “The Future of US Foreign Policy in the Middle East: The Transfers of Deadly Weapons,” Paper presented at the 1995 U.S Foreign Policy Conference: Engagement & Disengagement: New Direction in U. S. Foreign Policy. University of Maryland, November 2-4, 1995, College Park, Maryland, USA.
- Paper, “Research in International Relations: The Case of the Arabic Periodicals.” Presented at the Second Conference Teaching Political Science in Jordan Conference. Applied Sciences University, Jordan. October 30, 1996, Amman, Jordan.
- Paper, “American Arms Transfer Policy toward the Middle East, 1960-1990.” 13th Annual Meeting of the Association of Third World Studies, October 12-14, 1995, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
- Chairman, Panel. Protracted International Conflicts.” 37th Annual Convention, International Studies Association, April 16-20, 1996, San Diego, California, USA.
- Chairman, “The Day of Jerusalem Conference.” The Hashemite University, October 2, 2000, Zarqa, The H. K. of Jordan.
NATIONAL COMMITTES (Jordan):
- Establishing a new MA program in International Relations and Diplomacy. The Applied University-Jordan, June, 2012. Jordan Higher Education Accreditation Commission.
- The Advisory Committee on Promoting Political Development in Jordan. Ministry of Political Development. 2004-2005.
- The Major Economic Committee. The Jordanian Foreign Ministry. 2002-2003.
- The Evaluation Committee of Economics and Political Science Degrees. The Ministry of Higher Education, Jordan. (For one term).
- The Human Rights Committee. (1999).
INVITED LECTURES/ADDRESSES and Training Courses (Selections):
· The Art of Political Analysis: Bahrain Institute of Political Development (November 4-5, 2009).
· The Art of Political Analysis, The Middle EastStudiesCenter. September 2009,, 2010, 2011, 2012.
· A Course on Diplomacy and International Relations: The Jordanian Royal Police Academy. High Ranking Officials (14 Colonel). (Spring 2005).
· Cultural Awareness. Lecture to Military officials in the UN Peace Keeping Forces. The RoyalMilitaryAcademy, Zarqa, Jordan. In English. April 14, 2003.
· Middle EastStudiesCenter, Keynote Address” The Professional Experience of MESA in Eight Years, May 24, 1999.
· Al al-Bayt University, How to Vote? Fall, 1997.
· Al al-Bayt University, How to Write a Research Proposal? Fall, 1997.
· The University of Arizona, Enrichment Program, (Summer 1992). Gave two Presentations on Jordan and Middle East Politics.
· Conducted several workshops for Graduate students and faculty on how to use the INTERNET And Research Methodology at Al al-Bayt University (1995).
· Conducted Computer usage workshops for Graduate students at Al al-Bayt University (1995-1997).
· How to be a good Tutor? A Training Session on Teaching Skills to Multicultural Students (Available on videotape): University of Arizona.
MEDIA RELATED EXPERIENCE:
- Appeared in many interviews with Major International and National TVs and Radio-Stations as an expert on American Foreign Policy and Middle East Affairs including regular appearances on (2003-P): Al-Jazeera, Al-Jazeera International, BBC (Arabic), BBC World, Abu Dhabi TV, BBC Radio, China Central TV, New-Zealand Radio, Portuguese TV, Sharjah TV, Kuwait TV, Jordan TV…etc.
- Conducted regular interviews with leading International newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Australian, The Defense News. The Reuters, The National (Dubai) Publico (A Portuguese newspaper, Le-Espresso (An Italian Paper), Jordanian newspapers … etc.
- Wrote newspapers articles in Kuwaiti and Jordanian newspapers.
- Write a weekly article in Alarabalyawm. (Jordanian Independent daily newspaper).
- Highest Faculty Evaluation in the Department and in the Science and ArtsCollege. The HashemiteUniversity. (Fall, 2004, Fall 2008, Fall 2010, Spring 2011).
- Highest Faculty Evaluation in the Department, The HashemiteUniversity (Spring 2000).
- Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award Nominee (Fall 1994). PimaCommunity College. Tucson, Arizona, USA.
- Certificate of Appreciation for Service and Merit (Spring 1994). PimaCommunity College. Tucson, Arizona, USA.
- Highest Faculty Evaluation in the EntireCollege (more than 200 faculty members) (spring 1993). PimaCommunity College. Tucson, Arizona, USA.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS:
- Travel Grant to Attend the Conference on Peace and Security (McGill University, Canada, 2000).
- Travel Grant to Attend the Globalization Conference in Australia (The Hashemite University, The H. K. of Jordan, 1999).
- Travel Grant to ISA Annual Conference in Toronto, Canada. (International Studies Association-USA-, 1997).
- Travel Grant to ISA Annual Conference in Toronto, Canada. (Al al-Bayt University, The H. K. of Jordan, 1997).
- Travel Grant to the 1995 US Foreign Policy Conference. USA (Al al-Bayt University, The H. K. of Jordan, 1995).
- Foreign Advanced Graduate Student Travel Grant. (American Political Science Association, 1994).
- GraduateCollege Fellowships (University of Arizona, Fall 1990, Fall 1991, Spring 1992, Spring 1994).
- Graduate Registration Scholarship (University of Arizona, fall 1992).
- Graduate Tuition Scholarships (University of Arizona, Spring 1991, Fall 1991).
- Graduate Academic Scholarship (University of Arizona, Spring 1991).
- Graduate Tuition Scholarship (California State University, Chico, Spring 1990).
- Full Scholarship from His Majesty Late King Hussein of The H. K. of Jordan (1984- 87).
- Arabic and English (speak, read, and write fluently.
- Excellent Computer & IT Skills.
- Date of Birth: March 3, 1966.
- Married with five children.
- Lives in Amman, Jordan.
- Professor Peter Wallensteen. Department of Peace and Conflict. Uppsala University, Sweden. Tel. +018-471-2352. E-mail: email@example.com
- Professor Sami Al-Khazendar, The Hashemite University, and Director of the Academic Center for Political Studies in Jordan. P.O. Box 2351. Amman 11953. Jordan. Tel. +962-6-5519307. Fax +962-6-5519107. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.