Our People
 
  • Dr. Abdel Rahman Ahmed Abdel Rahman
  • Chairperson of the Department
  • Academic RankAssociate Professor
  • Email:aabdelrahman@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:+97165053252
  • Specialization:Political Science
  • Research Interests:External Debt Crisis, Transactional E-Government, Public Administration and Spirituality.
  • Dr. Sumaia A. Al-Kohlani
  • Assistant Professor
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:salkohlani@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:+97165053276
  • Specialization:Public Policy, World Politics, International Business, and Economics.
  • Research Interests: International Politics, Middle Eastern Studies, Peace and Conflict, International Security, Foreign Policy, Public Opinion, Public Policy in education, Political Religion, Political Economy of Developing Countries, and Environmental Justices.
  • Dr Xin Liu
  • Assistant Professor
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:xliu@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:+97165053253
  • Specialization:International Relations and International Relations Theories
  • Research Interests:Chinese history, social revolution and international relations, global political economy, critical international theories, postcolonial studies.
  • Dr. Paola Maria Raunio
  • Assistant Professor
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:praunio@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:+97165053240
  • Specialization:International Relations, Middle Eastern Studies.
  • Research Interests:US foreign policy; American in/security policy; Race, ethnicity and gender in US foreign policy; Contemporary imperialism; US-Iran relations; Iranian civil society; Human Rights, Feminist and Postcolonial theory.
  • Dr. Arsène Saparov
  • Assistant Professor
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:asaparov@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:0097165053241
  • Specialization:International Relations
  • Research Interests:International History; Russian, Soviet History and Foreign Policy; Nations and nationalism; Ethnic conflict in the Caucasus.
  • Dr. Hana Umezawa
  • Assistant Professor
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:humezawa@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:00971 6 5053256
  • Specialization:International Relations, Political Science, peace and security studies, European studies, Asian studies, Japanese Studies, Diplomacy, Development.
  • Research Interests:the role of International Organisations (UN and regional organisations throughout the world) in peace and security in a broader sense, South-East Asia, Asia-Pacific, ASEAN, EU, OSCE, Japanese politics, Japanese diplomacy, EU-Japan relations, EU-Asia relations, North-east Asian geopolitical relations, Sustainable development, Arms control.