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Department ofPolitical Science

Farid Senzai

Farid Senzai
Farid Senzai

Associate Professor

  • Politics of the Middle East
  • Comparative Politics
  • American Foreign Policy
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • U.S Foreign Policy towards the Middle East
  • Muslims in America

See Books

Political Islam in the Age of Democratization

Educating the Muslims of America

Academic Publications

"Cultural Citizenship and Belonging: Muslim International Medical Graduates in the USA"

"American Muslim Physicians' Experiences Since 9/11: Cultural Trauma and the Formation of Islamic Identity"

"Defining a Moderate"


Engaging American Muslims: Political Trends and Attitudes

A Window into American Muslim Physicians: Civic Engagement and Community Partici

The Bay Area Muslim Study: Establishing Identity and Community



Funding Gives US Vital Leverage with Islamists in Egypt, elsewhere

Divisive Presidential Politics Takes Aim at the American Muslim Community

The Muslim Swing Vote

The Many Shades of Islamists

Obama and the Arab Spring

War or Peace in Afghanistan? 

Only the U.S. Has the Clout to Make Mideast Peace

US Public Diplomacy: Winning the Hearts and Minds of Muslims

Educating the Muslims of America

Response to the 9/11 Commission Report

The Greater Middle East Initiative: Off to a Shaky Start

The US Patriot Act: Impact on the Arab and Muslim American Community

War Will Not Bring Democracy to the Middle East

Only Extremism Breeds Extremism

Scare Tactics to Garner Votes 

Curriculum vitae
Curriculum vitae

In the News

September 26, 2019

Farid Senzai’s research was mentioned in Las Vegas Review-JournalNevada Current, and The Scarlett & Gray Free Press about the discrimination Muslims face in the United States.