Dr. Dalia Fahmy

Dr. Dalia Fahmy is Associate Professor of Political Science at Long Island University where she teaches courses on US Foreign Policy, World Politics, International Relations, Military and Defense Policy, Causes of War, and Politics of the Middle East. Dr. Fahmy is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Policy in Washington DC, and is currently a visiting scholar at the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University.

Dr. Fahmy’s three books: “The Rise and Fall of The Muslim Brotherhood and the Future of Political Islam” (forthcoming), “Illiberal Intelligentsia and the Future of Egyptian Democracy”, and “International Relations in a Changing World”, cover her research areas.

Dr. Fahmy has published several articles in academic journals focusing on democratization and most recently on the effects of Islamophobia on US foreign policy. She has given several DC briefings on the future of democracy in the Middle East. She has been interviewed by and written editorials in various media outlets including ABC, CBS, CBC, CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, PBS, the Huffington Post, the Washington Post, and appears often on Aljazeera.

Dr. Fahmy has won several academic awards and fellowships for her research. In 2014, Dr. Fahmy was one of the recipients of the prestigious Kleigman Prize in Political Science, was the 2016 recipient of the Newton Prize for Excellence in Teaching, and in 2017 was named NPR’s ‘Source if the Week.’

In 2016, Dr. Fahmy was chosen by NYC mayor Bill De Blasio to moderate a conversation between him and London’s mayor Sadiq Khan on building inclusive communities the morning after the Chelsea terror attack. Dr. Fahmy was part of the Shorty Award nominated campaign that challenged president Trumps view that Muslim women are silent. For that campaign she was featured in news outlets all over the world reaching millions under the banner: “A NJ native political science professor who is a Muslim woman and most often the expert in the room takes on Trump asking him “can you hear me now?” And in January 2017, Dr. Fahmy was the keynote speaker at the Women’s March-NJ taking on hate joining the largest march in the history of the United States.

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