Hayat Alvi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor National Security Affairs
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Biography

Hayat Alvi joined the Naval War College in 2007 as an associate professor. Previously she served as Assistant Professor in the Political Science Department at the American University in Cairo (2001-2005), and as Director of the International Studies Program at Arcadia University, (2005-2007). She specializes in International Relations, Political Economy, Comparative Politics with regional expertise in Middle East and North Africa and South Asia, along with Islamic Studies and Genocide Studies. She is proficient in Arabic and Urdu and is a Fulbright Fellow (Syria, 1993-1994). Dr. Alvi has numerous published articles and books and book chapters.

Areas of Expertise

  • Africa
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Counterterrorism
  • Foreign Policy
  • Geopolitics
  • Human Rights
  • India
  • International Relations
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Islamic Studies
  • Middle East
  • National Security
  • Pakistan
  • Security Cooperation
  • Syria
  • Terrorism

Professional Highlights

2007

Associate Professor

Entered the US NWC as Associate Professor, teaching and conducting all professorial duties and responsibilities.
2005

Online Professor, Master’s in Diplomacy (MDY) Program

Norwich University, Northfield, VT
2005

Director of International Studies Program

Assistant Professor of International Studies, Department of History
Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
2001

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

The American University in Cairo, Egypt
1997

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OMNILEX, INC., Olney, MD

Education

Ph.D., Howard University, 2001, Political Science

M.A., University of Michigan, 1993, Near Eastern Studies

B.A., University of South Florida, 1990, International Studies

B.A., University of South Florida, 1990, Journalism

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Research Contributions

Chapter, "Jordan's National Security,"
Handbook of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Palgrave, 2018

U.S.-Egyptian Security Cooperation: The Western ‘Frenemy’ in Complex Bilateral Relations
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
March 2017

Chapter, “The Gulabi Gang Model of Gender Justice and Security,” in Critical Themes and Perspectives in Global Security
Papers from the Women, Security & Peace (WPS) 2016 Conference
US Naval War College, Newport, RI (May 2016)

Awards and Decorations

Certificate of Recognition for Ten Years of Service
U.S. Government, USNWC, 2017

Certificate of Recognition for Five Years of Service
U.S. Government, USNWC, 2012

First-Place Winner, Patricia Roberts Harris Essay Contest
U.S. Ralph Bunche Center, Howard University, Washington, DC., 1998

External Memberships and Associations

Faculty Advisory Group with the Provost, USNWC, Newport, RI
Committee Member

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Reading List
Committee Member

News, Media, & Events

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Naval War College holds CPO Pinning Ceremony

Sep. 17, 2018
News Publication
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Inspiration in the Wake of Hurricane Florence

Sep. 18, 2018
U.S. Naval Institute Blog
Article Publication

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