Ahmed Nabil Ahmed

Ahmed Nabil Ahmed

PhD Student
Part-time Lecturer




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Ahmed Nabil Ahmed


 Political Science

Ahmed is a Ph.D. student, formal Graduate Teaching Assistant, Diplomacy Instructor, and Diplomat on leave. He is broadly interested in regional security theory, especially in the Middle East, civil war, and Military technology. Ahmed previously received his master’s degree and B.S. from Cairo University with a Major concentration in Political Science and a minor concentration in Economics. Ahmed has gained professional experience as a diplomat for 15 years. He has served in different interesting positions such as in Libya (2009-2012) during the emergence of the Libyan revolution, and in Washington D.C. (2014-2018). Ahmed’s major subfield is World Politics, and two minor subfields are American Politics and Public Administration. His research focus is on military technology's impacts on civil wars. He also works on the new diplomatic tools that are being used to settle the conflicts and the factors which impact regional security cooperation and the formation of alliances.

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

 - Civil wars.

- Military Technology.

- Regional Security.

- Middle Eastern Affairs.

- Diplomacy.


  • M.A. at Cairo University
  • B.S. at Cairo University
  • Diploma of the Diplomatic Studies at the Institute for Diplomatic Studies, Egypt

Awards and grants

Graduate Professional Scholarship recipient (2022-2023).

Currently teaching

Diplomacy and International Conflicts (Winter 2023): PS 2830/ PCS 2010 This course covers the development of diplomats’ duties from the old traditional diplomacy to the contemporary era after the technological and communicational revolutions, especially during conflicts. The readings and materials focus on the negotiation process, bilateral and multilateral diplomacy, and the future of the United Nations. Several cases will be discussed throughout the semester.

Courses taught

 - Introduction to the American Government. PS 1010

- Introduction to Comparative Politics. PS 2710

- Introduction to Canadian Studies. PS 2700