Dr. Gubara Said Hassan

Title:Assistant Professor
Room #:2065
Ext. #:1859

Fields of Interest:

International Relations, African and Middle Eastern Politics, Religion and Politics, Political Science


Post-doctoral Studies and Research, Political Science, University of Helsinki, Finland, 2006-2008
Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Texas A&M University, College State, U.S.A, 2005- 2006
Ph.D., International Relations, University of Helsinki, Finland, 2003
M.A., International Relations, University of Helsinki, Finland, 1996
B.SC. (Honors), Political Science, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 1992
Dr. Gubara Said Hassan is, currently, an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Department of Political Science, College of Economics and Political Science, Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Sultanate of Oman, and an Adjunct Professor at the Institute of African Studies (IAS), Carleton University, Canada. Dr. Hassan was the Graduate Studies and Research Coordinator at the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD), where he taught International Relations, Islamic Governance, Issues in Contemporary Islamic Political Thought, Globalization and Development, Islam and Contemporary Global Issues. He was also a Joint Appointee at the Sultan Omar`Ali Saifuddin Centre for Islamic Studies (SOASCIS), UBD, Brunei. Dr. Hassan had also been a visiting researcher and faculty member at Bishop’s University and Carleton University, Canada, University of Helsinki, Finland, University of Oklahoma at Norman, U.S.A, University of Bergen, Norway, and a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Texas A&M University, College Station, U.S.A. In addition to his international consultancy and published books, Dr. Hassan has also co-authored and published many book chapters, research papers, and articles and participated in various international conferences, forums, and symposia.

Selected Publications:

  • Gubara Said Hassan and Jabal M. Bauben, "Hassan Al-Turabi's Religious Discourse on Faith, Renewal, and Ijtihad", The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (AJISS) 32, part 1 (2015): 75-97.
  • Gubara Said Hassan and Jabal M. Bauben "Hassan Al-Turabi's Religious Discourse on Arts: Conservative Prohibition and Cautious Permission", The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (AJISS) 32, part 4 (2015): 132-143.
  • Hassan, Gubara Said. Western Sudan’s Darfur Region: Conflict, Humanitarian Crisis and Post-Conflict Re-construction. Helsinki: Helsinki University Printing House, 2007.
  • Hassan, Gubara Said. Radical Islam: History, Catalysts, Social Bases and the Ideological Quest for an International Islamic Alternative, Cases from Egypt and the Sudan. Helsinki: Helsinki University Printing House, 2003.