Mansour El-Kikhia, Ph.D.

Professor, Political Science and Geography

Mansour El-Kikhia


Dr. Mansour El-Kikhia is a Full Professor for the Department of Political Science & Geography at UTSA. His areas of specializations are Comparative Politics, International Relations, U.S. Foreign Policy, Foreign Policies of Less Developed Countries and Middle Eastern Politics.

Dr. El-Kikhia earned his PhD at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Some of his publications include “Libya’s Qaddafi: The Politics of Contradiction”, and “Al-Qadhafi wa siyasat al-mutanaqidat”.

Research Interests

  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
  • U.S. Foreign Policy
  • Foreign Policies of Less Developed Countries
  • Middle Eastern Politics

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