Lecturer in Politics, University of Dundee

I am a lecturer (teaching and scholarship) in International Relations specialising in UN Peacekeeping; the Politics of the United Nations; Middle East Politics; Refugee Issues and Humanitarian Responses. I studied Public Policy and Diplomacy in The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia and has a PhD in International Relations from the University of Dundee.

Research Interests

My research interests include issues of International Peacekeeping and the Politics of the United Nations; Refugee Issues, Forced Displacement and Humanitarian Responses. I am also interested in broader Middle East Politics; ‘War on Terror’; Radical Islamic movements; Religion and International Relations.

Published Work as a Teaching and Scholarship Academic

Yusuf, A. (2003), A roller coaster ride: UN peacemaking, peacekeeping, and peace-building in East Timor, University of Dundee, Politics department, Monograph series, ISBN: 1874655197.
Yusuf, A. (2013), ‘Right to self-determination in East Timor: United Nations Success Story’, The Chittagong University Journal of Law, Vol. XVIII, 2013 (pp.130 -153).
Yusuf, A. & Garvey, E. (2014), ‘The Responsibility to Protect in Syria: Is there a place for regime change?’, Scottish Global Forum Research.
Yusuf, A. (2017) ‘As Syrian conflict enters its seventh year, Assad’s future is the sticking point, The Conversation, March Issue.
Yusuf, A. & Riedel, H. (2017), ‘Mission lmpossible: A Critical Assessment of the UN Administration in Kosovo’, The Chittagong University Journal of Law, Chittagong University Journal of Law, Vol. XXII. (print version only).
Yusuf, A. Merrttt, T, & Royce, J. (2017) ‘President Trump’s Arms Deal with Saudi Arabia: Business as Usual’, The Cable, 1 July Issue.
Yusuf, A. & Goff, O. (2017) ‘The hardening face of Islam in South Asia, and why it matters to the UK, The Cable, 1 September Issue.
Yusuf, A. (2017) ‘The Partition’ The Cable, 1 September Issue.
Yusuf, A (2017) ‘Myanmar’s Rohingyas: victims of a democracy still under military sway’, The Conversation, September Issue.
Yusuf, A. Merrttt, T, & Royce, J. (2017) ‘President Trump’s Arms Deal with Saudi Arabia: Business as Usual’, The Cable, 1 October Issue.
Yusuf, A. Royce, J. & Mccluskey, C. (2018) ‘Iraq’s six-year anniversary: a reflection’, The Cable, 1 January Issue.
Yusuf, A. & Mccluskey, C. (2018) ‘Bashar al-Assad: The Accidental Autocrat, The Cable, April Issue.

Experience

  • 2012–present
    Lecturer, University of Dundee