Visiting Assistant Professor
Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Institutional Affiliation 

Josef Korbel School of International Studies-University of Denver. 


Ph.D., Political Science, Hokkaido University, Japan. 2011.

Dissertation: Policy Networks and Policy-Making Process: A Comparative Study of Education and ODA Reforms in Japan 1984–2008.

M.A., Political Science, Meiji University, Japan, 2003.

Thesis: Policy Networks and Policy Making Process: A Case of Education Reforms in Japan during 1980s.

            B.A., Political Science, Cairo University, Egypt, 2001

Regional and Thematic Interests

Middle East, East Asia, Democratization, Civil-Military Relations. 

Selected Publication

Abd Rabou, Ahmed, and Mohamed Mukhtar. (2017). Reading Contemporary Jihadism.  Cairo: Maraya Publications. 

Abd Rabou, Ahmed. (May 2018). "Civil-Security Relations: Revisiting the Paradox of Democracy in the Middle East." APSA-MENA Newsletter, Issue 4, Spring 2018, PP. 11-14.

Abd Rabou, Ahmed. (June 2017).  “EU Policies Towards Egypt: The Civil-Security Paradox,” in: EU and the World: Global Insecurity and Power Shifts. Helmut K. Anheier and Robert Falkner (eds.) Global Policy Dahrendorf Special Issue. Volume 8, Supplement 4, pp. 94-99.

Abd Rabou, Ahmed. (2016).  “Democracy as Student Mobilization: How Student Unions Struggle for Change in Egypt.” in: Education and the Arab Spring: Resistance, Reform, and Democracy. Eid Mohamed, Hannah R. Gerber (Eds). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Abd Rabou, Ahmed. (February 2016). “ Egypt: A Self-Defeating Agenda.” In: Five Years on:  A New European Agenda for North Africa. Anthony Dworkin (ed). ECFR Publications.

Abd Rabou, Ahmed. (September 2015). “Country Focus—Egypt,” Political Insight, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp. 36–39.