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Associate Professor Political Science

Scott Hibbard

DePaul University

Scott Hibbard is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at DePaul University, where he teaches courses on International Relations, Middle East Politics, and American Foreign Policy.  He spent the 2009-2010 academic year teaching at the American University of Cairo as part of a Fulbright Award from the Department of State.  Hibbard received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University (2005), and holds advanced degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science (MSc Political Theory, 1989), and Georgetown University (MA Liberal Studies, 1988). Hibbard also worked in the U.S. Government for 12 years.  This included five years as a Program Officer at the United States Institute of Peace (1992 to 1997) and seven years as a legislative aide in the United States Congress (1985-1992).  Hibbard is the author of Religious Politics and Secular States: Egypt, India and the United States (Johns Hopkins University Press, September 2010), and co-author (with David Little) of Islamic Activism and U.S. Foreign Policy (Washington, DC: U.S. Institute of Peace Press, 1997).