International political economy — Politics of the Middle East (especially Palestinian/Israeli issues) — Comparative political economy of development, emphasizing the Middle East — Statistics and computer methods in international relations
Nayef H. Samhat
Associate Dean of the College, Frank B. & Virginia B. Hower Associate Professor of Government and International Studies
B.A., The George Washington University; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., Northwestern University
Particular expertise in the theory of international relations, international political economy, and the political economy of environmental policy. Comparative political economy of development, emphasizing the Middle East. Strong skills in the use of statistics and computer methods as tools in studying international relations. Scholarly article published in Millenium, a journal of the London School of Economics.