Sajjad Ahamed

Sajjad Ahamed

Ph.D. Student
Graduate Research Assistant


 2305 Faculty Administration Building

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 Political Science 

Sajjad Ahamed

Mr. Ahamed is pursuing a Ph.D. in Political Science at Wayne State University, specializing in World Politics with Comparative Politics and Public Administration rounding out his academic expertise. His research focuses on the critical areas of nuclear nonproliferation, international security, arms conflict, governance, interstate refugee rentierism, and the intricacies of foreign policy and diplomacy.

Mr. Ahamed is a graduate research assistant at the Department of Political Science. He works on a research project on nonpartisan citizen election observations across Central and Latin America. Prior to his doctorate pursuits, he worked for five years as a full-time professional in humanitarian non-profit organizations specializing in research, monitoring, and evaluation. Mr. Ahamed holds both bachelor's and master's degrees in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Dhaka.

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

Nuclear Deterrence and Strategies

International Security

Arms Conflict

Foreign Policy and Diplomacy

Refugee Rentiers

International Administration


  • M.A., Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Dhaka, 2017
  • B.A., Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Dhaka, 2016

Courses taught by Sajjad Ahamed

Spring-Summer Term 2024 (future)

Spring-Summer Term 2023