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Dalia Fahmy

Dalia Fahmy

Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., M.A., New York UniversityM.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University


Dalia F. Fahmy is associate professor of political science at LIU Brooklyn. She received her B.A. from New York University in politics and Middle Eastern studies, with a minor in peace and global policy studies. Dr. Fahmy then completed an M.A. from New York University in international relations. While pursuing her Ph.D. in political science at Rutgers University, she earned a second M.A. in comparative politics. Dr. Fahmy’s current research examines the intellectual and political development of modern Islamist movements.


Politics of the Middle East, U.S. Foreign Policy, Political Islam, Democratization


  • Recipient, Islamic Scholarship Fund Award
  • Recipient, Porte Fund Award
  • Recipient, McCormick Pre-Dissertation Award
  • Recipient, Graduate School Special Study Award
  • Trustee Scholar, New York University
  • Recipient, Academic Excellence Scholarship, Union Camp Corporation
  • Bloustien Scholar, State of New Jersey

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Political Science Association
  • Member, Midwest Political Science Association
  • Member, Middle Eastern Studies Association
  • Member, American Academy of Religion