Associate Dean

Hamoud SalhiDr. Hamoud Salhi


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In his capacity as Associate Dean, Dr. Salhi is the liaison between the Dean's Office and the faculty on all matters related to curriculum. He has authority for approving course scheduling, sits as ex officio member of the College Curriculum Committee, oversees the program review process, and is responsible for the SBS (Social & Behavioral Sciences) and SMT (Science, Math and Technology) programs. Dr. Salhi ensures NBS’s participation in faculty governance by coordinating the elections for membership and representation on College and University-wide committees. Dr. Salhi coordinates and manages facilities in support of NBS administrators, faculty and staff.

Education & Background

Hamoud Salhi received his M.A. and Ph.D. from USC in Political Science, and his Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Journalism from the University of Algiers. Dr. Salhi joined the Political Science Department at Dominguez Hills in Fall 2006 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in Fall 2011. Prior to joining in NBS as Acting Associate Dean in July 2013, Dr. Salhi was Interim Chair for Public Administration in the College of Business and Public Policy and Director of the Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peace-building (NCRP) program in the College of Arts and Humanities. His areas of expertise include terrorism, extremism and political violence; political development and democratic change and religion and politics in the Middle East and Northern Africa

Accomplishments & Awards

Dr. Salhi’s publications are in the area of transnational terrorism, information technology, and democratic change. His latest publication is an article in the British Broadcasting Corporation magazine (BBC) on “Charm Offensive” dealing with democratic protests in Algeria and three essays in the Encyclopedia of Terrorism on Abu Ayyub al-Misri (al-Qaeda of Iraq leader), Al-Shabab (a Somali terrorist organization) and al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.

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