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Table of Contents Winter 2022 VOLUME 45.2

Article One:

Gender Inequity in Jordanian Higher Education

Leadership: Analysis and Recommendations

Richard Savior

Article Two:

Muslim Sportswomen: A New Way of Being Religious in the Contemporary World

Kate Mroz

Article Three:

Was the ‘Milestones’ of Sayyid Qutb, a Milestone for Terrorism?

Kadir Akyuz, Halil Akbas, Ismail Onat, and Haci Duru

Article Four:

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States and Sub-Saharan Africa:In Search of Influence, Security and New Markets

Michael B. Bishku

Article five:

Article Five: The Arab Spring and Balance of Threat

Alireza Nouri

Review Essay;

Allah: God in the Qur’an by Gabriel Said Reynolds. New Haven: Yale University 2020 Press, by ISBN: 9780300246582
Publication Date: March 3, 2020,  344 pages, hardcover $30

Reviewed by Michael Calabria, Professor, Arab and Islamic Studies  and Director, Center for Arab and Islamic Studies, St.Bonaventure Unniversity.

Richard Savior, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Business, Management  economics, State University of New York.

As an Associate Professor of Business, Management & Economics at the State University of New York, Dr. Savior provides instruction to undergraduate business students in organizational theory and strategic management.  He has taught residency programs through the college's Center for International Programs in Albania, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, and Lebanon and serve as a Stevens Initiative Fellow at the American University of Technology in Beirut, Lebanon and as a Fulbright Specialist Scholar a Sumaya University for Technology in Amman Jordan. As an educator, he brings the theoretical foundation of a doctorate in Educational Leadership, Administration & Policy from Fordham University, a research agenda, and consulting practice centered on examining the complexity of leadership, governance and strategy across multiple cultural perspectives and organizational environments, and the applied knowledge gained from working and teaching on four continents throughout his professional career, to his students. In his consulting practice, he advises international institutions on leadership development, e-learning, and internationalization strategies.Richard Savior, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Business, Management & Economics, State University of New York

Kate Mroz is Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Emmanuel College in Boston, MA. Her research interests are theological anthropology, soteriology, Muslim-Christian dialogue, and the relationship between religion and mental health." 

Kadir Akyuz, Ph.D., is the department chair of the Criminal Justice and Human Security program at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. His research interests focus on terrorism, political violence, criminal behavior, and law enforcement. His recent publication in the European Journal of Criminology evaluated the ipact of Syrian refugees on fear of crime in Turkey

Halil Akbas, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology, Sociology, and Criminology at Troy University in Alabama. He teaches graduate and undergraduate level courses, including research methods, law enforcement, homeland security, and Transnational Organized Crime. His main research interest focuses on police strategies, racial disparity, immigration, and fear of crime.

Ismail Onat, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Scranton, Pennsylvania. He also serves as a senior expert at the Orion Policy Institute. His research focuses on public safety and perceptions, as well as program evaluations on the effectiveness of government policies. His most recent publication in Crime and Delinquency compared fear of terrorism to fear of violent crimes among adult Americans in the United States.

Haci Duru, Ph.D., Haci Duru, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of criminal justice at SUNY Brockport. He has received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Cincinnati in criminal justice. His research interests include terrorism, policing, and agent-based modeling techniques. His recent research projects were published in the European Journal of Criminology, Asian Journal of Criminal Justice, and Crime Prevention and Community Safety Journal. [1] Xiangyun Meng, “Views on the Security of Nation-States in the Context of Non-Traditional Security Issues under the Globalization,In 2nd International Conference on Education Science and Social Development (ESSD 2019), 520. Accessed December 12, 2019, Bertjan Doosje, Fathali M. Moghaddam, Arie W. Kruglanski, Arjan De Wolf, Liesbeth Mann, and Allard R. Feddes, “Terrorism, Radicalization and De-radicalization,” Current Opinion in Psychology 11 (2016): 79-84.

Michael Bishku  is a professor of Middle Eastern and African history at Augusta University in Georgia, USA.  He is the former president of both the American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies and the Association of Global South Studies. Dr. Bishku has published numerous articles on Middle Eastern and African history and politics, including Israeli and Turkish foreign policy in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Alireza Nouri earned his MA in Political Science from Concordia University, Canada. His Master’s thesis was titled Revolution and International Tension. He did his BA in International Studies in International Studies from Leiden University, Netherlands, where he led research on One Belt, One Road project initiated by Leiden University and Confucius Institute. He is a writer for Asociación Científica Española (ACE), an affiliated journal of the University of Tehran, that publishes articles with a focus on the Spanish speaking world. His Research interests include South-South Cooperation, MENA Region, Latin America, International Conflict, and Revolutions. Jack A. Goldstone, Revolutions: A very short introduction. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), 20.


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