Hamad graduated from the Political Science Bachelor's program at Virginia Commonwealth Univeristy.  He earned a Masters in International Relations from American University in 2013.  He is currently pursuing a PhD in Political Science degree at University of Maryland.   

Areas of Interest

  • Middle East Politics, US Foreign Policy in the Middle East, Regional Organizations, National Security, and Public Opinion.


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Political Science - Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    International Relations - American University (Washington, DC)

Research Topics

  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
Hamad Althunayyan حمد الثنيان
3140 Tydings Hall Building
Government and Politics Department
Hamad [at] umd.edu
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