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Mohammed Nuruzzaman

Associate Professor of International Relations, Gulf University for Science and Technology

Ph. D. in Political Science (University of Alberta), B.A. (Hons.) and M.A. in International Relations (University of Dhaka). Before joining Gulf University for Science and Technology in 2009, I've taught at different universities in Bangladesh and Canada, got published in leading peer-reviewed international journals, including Cooperation and Conflict, International Studies Perspectives, Canadian Journal of Political Science, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Strategic Analysis, International Studies, New Global Studies, Journal of Asian and African Studies, and International Area Studies Review.

Dr. Nuruzzaman specializes in international relations theory, global political economy, human rights and human security, great powers in the global order, political Islam, and politics and international relations of the Middle East.

He is also a contributor to influential global news magazines and online publication outlets, including National Interest, The Conversation, E-International Relations, and Informed Comments.

Winner of some prestigious scholarships and fellowships, including Durham Senior International Research Fellowship 2016 - 17, KFAS (Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences) research grants in 2013, the F.S. Chia Doctoral Scholarships (University of Alberta) in 1998, and the GUST - UMSL Summer Research Fellowship in 2011, his current research project 'Shi'a -Sunni Sectarian Conflict and Middle East Regional Security' seeks to theorize the sectarian violence between the two dominant sects of Islam and assess its impact on the Middle East regional security order.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of International Relations, Gulf University for Science and Technology


  • 2003 
    University of Alberta, Ph.D. (Political Science)
  • 1991 
    University of Dhaka , M.A. (International Relations)