Prof. Walid Khalid Abu-Dalbouh, POWERS Security Expert for CSS-JU.
He is currently an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II for International Studies, University of Jordan. Dr Abu-Dalbouh earned his BA degree in Mathematics at the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina in 1992 and continued his higher studies in International Political Economy (MA) and Politics and International Studies (PhD) in 1998 and 2005 respectively. Previously, he was the Desk Officer in charge of World Bank and European Union affairs at the Ministry of Planning. Dr. Abu-Dalbouh is the Founder and President: Ta’adud Political and Cultural Forum in 2014. Also, he is the founder and President of Peace and Security Centre for Research and Studies in 2015. He published several papers and conducted a number of field work projects and activities on issues related to conflict resolution, security studies and democracy and human rights.
Her main research interests are social network analysis and mixed social methods, migration and refugee studies, social media and digital methods.

Latest publications:
  • ■ The Socio-Political Implications of the Syrian Refugee Crises on Jordan: 2011-2018, with Mohammed Bani Salameh and Raya Silwani: Journal of Law and politics, V13, N1 2020 Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education.
  • ■ Assessing the Political History of Foreign Powers and Jordan Survival Strategy (1921-2018), Dirasat Journal in Humanities and Social Science, Vol 46, No 3 (2019).
  • ■ The Global Political Economy of Emerging Powers: Envisaging a Chinese Model in the Middle East? Politics and Law Journal, Mutah University (has been officially accepted for publication in December 2019).
  • ■ China, Iran and Russia and their political rivalry over Syrian reconstruction, Politics and Law Journal, Mutah University (has been officially accepted for publication in December 2019).
  • ■ Jordan, Political Reforms and the Arab Spring: the Role of External Forces with Special Reference to the EU in influencing Reforms Process, Dirasat Journal in Humanities and Social Science (has been officially accepted for publication in October, 2019).
  • ■ The Role of the Jordanian Army in Regional Stability: Its role in the Arab Spring as case study (2011-2016), Dirsat Journal in Humanities and Social Science Vol 46, No 2 (2019).
  • ■ Al-Fawwaz, A, Abualkanam A. & Abudalbouh W. (2019). The Middle East Policy-Future Engagements of the U.S in Iran: Journal of Politics and Law; Vol. 12, No. 3; 2019, ISSN 1913-9047 E-ISSN 1913-9055 Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education.
  • ■ Conceptualizing New Stability Perspective in Post-Arab Spring Era: International Conference on: Non state actors and the security of the Euro-Mediterranean region, 30th January 2019.
  • ■ The West and the Arab Spring: Assessing the US External Role in Influencing Reforms in Jordan, International Conference, Organized by Center for Contemporary Middle East Studies, University of Southern Denmark and School of International Studies and Political Science, University of Jordan.
  • ■ The EU and the Arab Spring: Redefining Stability Revisited, Presented in the Third International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference, Poland – Jordan – The European Union: A New Role of Europe in The Middle East after the Arab Spring, December 20th, 2012: Amman- Jordan.
  • ■ Assessing the Political Implications of the Euro-Jordanian Economic Partnership: 1995-2005, Derasat Journal, University of Jordan Publications, February 2013.
  • ■ The Euro-Jordanian Partnership, Regional Instability and the Modernization Theory, Derasat Journal, University of Jordan Publications, May 2013.
  • ■ The Prospects for Disarmament: The Case of Hezbollah (co-authored with Professor Judith Hariq, President of Matn University/ Lebanon) In Arms Control and Missiles Proliferation in the Middle East Overcoming the Security Dilemma Edited by Bernd Kubbig, London: Routledge: 2012.
  • ■ Assessing Contemporary Turkish Strategic Thinking towards the Middle East, August 2011, Ghazi University Publications.
  • ■ Assessing the Changing Patterns of European Cooperation Policy Southward: Jordan as a case-study: Journal of Humanities and Social Science, University of Jordan, February 2012.
  • ■ Abu-Dalbouh, W. (2005) ’Jordan and the EMP’ in R. Youngs and H. Amirah (ed.), The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership: Assessing the First Decade, Madrid: Royal Instituto Elcano and Fride.

Address: Center for Strategic Studies (CSS) – University of Jordan Queen Rania Street 11942 Amman (Jordan)
Tel./Fax: +962 6 5300100 - : +962 6 5355515
Email: w.abudalbouh @