Abdullah K. Alshayji Professor; Former Chairman and Director, Political Science Graduate Program, Kuwait University

Abdullah AlShayji is a professor of Political Science and International Relations, Former Chairman of the Political Science Department and the founder and the first chairman of the American Studies Unit at Kuwait University. He holds PhD in Political Science from the University of Texas, Austin- USA and is a specialist in US Foreign Policy & GCC & Gulf Security. Professor AlShayji has published 5 books on US Presidential Doctrines and Foreign Policy- And US-GCC Relations and 35 Academic peer-reviewed scholarly articles in both Arabic and English languages. Professor AlShayji was the Political Advisor to the speaker of Kuwaiti Speaker of the Parliament and to the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Parliament.