DR. Ali Ahmed Alghafli is Vice Dean for Social Sciences at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, UAE University (UAEU). He holds Ph.D. from Michigan State University, in International Relations and Comparative Politics; M.A. from Ohio State University, in Comparative Politics (Western Democracies); and B.A. from the United Arab Emirates University, in Political Science and Public Administration.
Dr. Alghafli is Faculty member in the Political Science Department, at the UAE University where he was Associate Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences from 2003 to 2007, and chaired the Political Science Department from 2002 to 2012.