School of Prof & Extd Studies
Additional Positions at AU
Assistant Professor, International Relations
Ph.D., political science
Dr. Nimer teaches International Affairs and Intercultural Understanding at the School of Professional and Extended Studies. He is author of The North American Muslim Resource Guide: Muslim Community Life in the United States and Canada (Routledge, 2002). His recent writings include Americanizing Islamists (The American Interest, July/August, 2011) and The Muslim Brotherhood in the United States: Citizens with Foreign Attachments? (Middle East Policy, Vol. 17, No. 4, Winter 2010).
Dr. Nimer conducted field research on Middle East politics and development. He traveled extensively in Kuwait, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, and Turkey.
Dr. Nimer also teaches religion and politics worldwide at the School of International Service. His research interests include the Middle East, American Muslims, political Islam and peacebuilding.