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Emad A. Ayasreh

​​I am dedicated to sharing my knowledge and experience with students and scholars alike. With a deep interest in the field of international relations, I am always eager to engage in discussions and collaborations that promote research and learning in this field.

This website offers information about my academic orientation, including my research interests, academic background, courses taught, and teaching philosophy.

I welcome questions, comments, and inquiries from anyone who shares my passion for political science and international relations. Whether you are a student, a colleague, or a member of the wider community, please do not hesitate to reach out. I am always open to new ideas and opportunities for collaboration.


I'm an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yarmouk University and also hold the position of Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Arts. Before joining Yarmouk, I was a faculty member at the National Defense College's Master's Program in Management and Strategic Studies.

Curriculum Vitae

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  • PhD in Political Science from the University of Science, Malaysia (USM)
  • MA in Political Science from the University of Jordan
  • BA in Political Science from Yarmouk University

Research Interests

My research interests are focused on international relations, foreign policy, diplomacy, security and strategic studies, energy politics, and social work. In terms of academic interests, I am particularly interested in foreign policy, strategic and security studies, public policy, human rights, civil society and social movements, global governance, and political geography.

Courses Taught

  • PS 438A: Strategic Studies
  • PS 412: Advanced Studies in International Relations
  • PS 434: Conflict and Peace Management
  • PS 432: Advanced Studies in Human Rights
  • PS 340A: Institutions of Civil Society

Teaching Philosophy

My teaching philosophy is centered around fostering effective communication skills, building positive relationships with my students, promoting critical thinking, encouraging respect for diverse perspectives, and helping students apply theoretical concepts to real-world situations. To achieve these goals, I use a variety of teaching and evaluation methods, including presentations, case studies, my own research and experiences, technology, and research papers.