Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim’s Biography

 

Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim is a UAE national and received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Seattle University, USA, in 1981 with magna cum laude.

Prof. Al Alkim joined the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) in January 1982 as a teaching assistant before acquiring his Ph.D. He joined the University of Exeter, UK, for his graduate studies where he finished his Master of Arts and Doctorate of Philosophy in International Relations in 1986.  He became a faculty member in September 1986. During his years at UAEU, Prof. Al Alkim taught international relations courses as well as some general requirements offered by the Political Science Department. He served the university through his membership in the different academic committees, becoming a head of department and engaged in the process of development.

Prof. Al Alkim spent part of his academic life visiting other academic institutions, including UCLA in the spring of 1991 on the Fulbright program, the School of Oriental & African Studies at the University of London from 1992 to 1993, and the University of Reading from 2009 to 2011. He enjoys academic and social membership of a number of the local, regional and international associations and societies. He is also a member of the Institute for International Research.

Prof. Al Alkim has an extensive list of publications in both Arabic and English. His books include: The Foreign Policy of the United Arab Emirates (1989), The GCC States in an Unstable World: The Foreign Policy Dilemma of the Small States (1994), and The Dynamic of the Arab States Foreign Policy-Making in the Twenty-First Century (2011). He has more than 26 articles published in internationally abstracted or refereed journals.

Prof. Al Alkim had previously served in a number of official positions before being appointed as the president of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah. These positions include chair of the RAK Research and Follow-Up Authority, the director-general of RAK Economic Development Department, chairman of the Department of Political Science, UAEU, and an advisor to the Ras Al Khaimah government.

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