Abdelrahman Rashdan

PhD Student

Office: 1029 Langdale Hall
Email: arashdan1@gsu.edu


Comparative Politics
International Politics

Research Areas

National Security, Middle East Politics, International Relations Studies

What drew you to the department?

“It is a vibrant program located in the capital of the south where a lot of opportunities are waiting to be explored.”


  • Master of International Affairs, International Security Policy, Columbia University, 2011
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science Major, American University in Cairo, 2006


  • The Future of US Hegemony in the Middle East: US-Israel-China Military Technology Development and Acquisition. Author: Abdelrahman Rashdan. Book chapter: The Future of US Warfare; Scott Romanick (Ed), 2017.
  • The Social Media OSINT Challenge to US Intelligence: Culture Not Gigabytes. Author: Abdelrahman Rashdan. Book chapter-New Media Politics: Rethinking Activism and National Security, 2015.

Teaching Experience

  • Georgia State University, GA, USA
    • POLS 3800: Introduction to Political Research. Instructor of Record. Fall 2019.
    • POLS 3400: International Politics. Instructor of Record. Spring 2019.
    • POLS 2401: Global Issues. Instructor of Record. Fall 2017.
  • Future University in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt
    • National Security Theory and Geopolitics, Research Methodology, International Relations Theory, International Contemporary Issues, Public Opinion. In-person lectures. 2011-2016.


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