Gamal M. Selim is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Port Said University (Egypt) and the British University in Egypt, and the Coordinator of Academic Activities for the International Association of Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES) headquartered at the University of Calgary (Canada). He obtained a PhD in Political Science from the University of Calgary in 2011. His research interests are situated in the fields of international relations and comparative politics, with a focus on international relations theory, arms control and non-proliferation, democratization, politics of development, and international relations of the Middle East. He has given numerous conference papers.
He has published: Global and Regional Approaches to Arms Control in the Middle East: A Critical Assessment from the Arab World. SpringerBriefs in Environment, Security, Development and Peace, Vol. 4, (Berlin—Heidelberg—New York: Springer, 2013); Sectarianism and External Intervention: The US Occupation of Iraq and the Rise of ‘Political Sectarianism’ in the Arab World. Strategic Papers Series, Vol. 237, (Cairo: Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, 2013); “The United States and the Arab Spring: The Dynamics of Political Engineering”, in: Arab Studies Quarterly, 35, 3 (Summer 2013); “The Impact of Post-Saddam Iraq on the Cause of Democratization in the Arab World”; in: International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies, 6,1 (April 2012); “Égypte: une révolution permanente, trahie ou kidnappée?”, in: Khader Bichara, (dir.), Le «printemps arabe»: un premier bilan (Paris: Alternatives Sud, 2012); “Continuity and Change in the US Arms Control Policy in the Middle East”, in: Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, 35,1 (Fall 2011); “Perceptions of Hard Security Issues in the Arab World”, in: Brauch, Hans Günter; Oswald Spring, Úrsula; Mesjasz, Czeslaw; Grin, John; Kameri-Mbote, Patricia; Chourou, Béchir; Dunay, Pal; Birkmann, Jörn (Eds.), Coping with Global Environmental Change, Disasters and Security—Threats, Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks (Berlin—Heidelberg—New York: Springer, 2011).
Contact: Department of Political Science, Port Said University, Port Said, Egypt 42526 &
Department of Political Science, The British University in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt 11837