Raslan Ibrahim

Associate Professor, Coordinator of the International Relations Major
Fraser 105D

Raslan Ibrahim is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations. His research and teaching interests include International Politics of the Middle East, the Arab-Israeli Conflict, International Relations Theory, Sovereignty, and Human Rights. Raslan was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and he also taught at Haverford College, University of Denver, University of Colorado at Denver, and Charles University (Czech Republic). Raslan also has professional experience working as a correspondent for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC Arabic) and Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA), covering Israeli and Palestinian affairs.


Curriculum Vitae


  • "Teaching International Relations Theory from the Perspectives of the Middle East" (Forthcoming).

    "The League of Arab States," in Handbook of the Globalization Projects of Regional Organizations, edited by Elf Engel, Jens Herpolsheimer, and Frank Mattheis (2024).

    "A peace plan based on human rights", The Conversation, August 2021. (Commentary)

    "Towards a Westphalia for the Middle East" by Patrick Milton, Michael Axworthy, and Brendan Simms (New York: Oxford University Press 2019) in Ethics & International Affairs (Spring 2020). (Book Review)

    "A Human Rights Approach to Conflict Resolution," Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 33, Issue 3, Fall 2019, 261-273 (with Claudia Fuentes-Julio).

    "Human Rights and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreements" in Claudia Fuentes Julio and Paula Drumond (eds.), Human Rights and Conflict Resolution: Bridging the theoretical and Practical Divide (Routledge, 2018), 201-221 (With Edy Kaufman).

    "Primary and Secondary Institutions in Regional International Societies: Sovereignty and the League of Arab States" in Tonny Brems Knudsen and Cornelia Navari (eds.), International Organization in the Anarchical Society: The Institutional Structure of World Order (Palgrave Macmillan 2018), 293-319.

    "Regional Organizations and Internal Conflict: The Arab League and the Arab Spring," (Global South Unit for Mediation: BRICS Policy Center, 2016).


  • Drs. Carol and Michael Harter Faculty Mentoring Award (2022)

    2021-22 A.D. Scoones ’75 Faculty Incentive Award

    Academic Affairs Awards for Outstanding Commitment to Geneseo's Values
    (Category of Learning). 2019


  • Charles E. Scheidt Faculty Fellow in Atrocity Prevention
    Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention
    Binghamton University, State University of New York (2021-22)

    Post-doctoral Fellow
    Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Research Fellow
    Global South Unit for Mediation Fellowship
    BRICS Policy Center
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

International Studies Association (ISA)

  • Committee on the Status of Engagement with the Global South
    International Studies Association (ISA)
    Chair of the Committee 2023-2025

    At-Large Middle East/North Africa Representative
    The Global South Caucus
    International Studies Association (ISA)


  • B.A. Political Science and International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    M.A. International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Ph.D. International Studies, University of Denver