Dean, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Future University in Egypt and Professor of International Relations and National Security. Former Director, Center for Political Research and Studies, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. Between 1998- 2005, he served as Scholarships Administrator, The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) and the Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program (RSMFP), The World Bank, Washington DC., USA. Between 1995- 1998, he was Cultural and Educational Counselor and Director, Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau (ECEB), the Embassy of Egypt, Washington, DC. He also served between 1994- 1995 as Vice Dean, Faculty of Economics and Political Science (FEPS), Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. He is a former Member of the Supreme Council of Culture in Egypt, Member, Advisory Board, Association of Egyptian-American Scholars, USA, Member, Advisory Board, Al-Hewar Center, Vienna, Virginia, and former Member of First Circle of the Supreme Administrative Court for Political Parties, State Council.
He is the Director of Cairo Center for the Culture of Democracy (CCCD) and Cairo Center for Human Development (CCHD). Both centers train young Egyptians on the main dimensions of democracy. He attended numerous international conferences and he is the author of many publications both in Arabic and English in the fields of Political Science, National Security and Education Policies. He holds Ph.D. in Political Science, from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, May 1982, titled: “Considerations in the Analysis of National Security in the Third World”.