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Hassan Nejad

Professor of Political Science and International Studies

Year Joined RCNJ: 2008

Contact Information

  • Phone: (201) 684-7521
  • Email:
  • Office: A-207
  • Office Hours: MR 12:30-2:00 pm; Also By Appt.


  • B.A., Tehran University
  • M.A., California State University, LA
  • Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Courses Offered:

  • International Law
  • International Organizations
  • The Middle East and North Africa
  • Globalization
  • Islam & Politics

Teaching Interests:

  • International Criminal Justice System
  • International Humanitarian and Environmental Laws
  • Conflict Resolution in the Middle East
  • The United Nations System

Scholarly Activity:

  • “Rage, Fear, Hope, and Transformation in the Middle East and North Africa,” International Conference on Political Socialization: The Emerging Political Actors in the Middle East. Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, May 2011
  • “Russian and American Policies in the Middle East and North Africa,” Annual Conference on Russia and the US Facing New Global Challenges. St. Petersburg State University, St Petersburg, Russia, May, 2010
  • “International Law and the Treatment of Prisoners in the War on Terror.”  Cybercast of Live Teach-In, YS, OH, 2007
  • “Iran, the Middle East, and the United States at the Crossroads,” Ridgewood Historical Society, Washington Township, NJ, June, 2010
  • “America and the Middle East: Why Don’t They Like Us?” Bay Area Antioch Alumni Association Chapter, San Francisco, CA, 2007


  • “Local Conflicts: Role of Russia and the USA,” Annual Conference on “Russia and the USA Facing New Global Challenges,” St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, May, 2010
  • “The Concept of Nation in the Middle East,”” International Conference on Change and Stability: State, Religion and Politics in the Middle East and North Africa, Krakow, Poland, May, 2009
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