Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Dr. Wiebelhaus-Brahm is an Assistant Professor of Political Science. He joined the faculty at UALR in 2013 after completing his Ph.D at the University of Colorado at Boulder and teaching at Florida State University and the University of Nevada – Las Vegas. His work focuses on International Relations, Conflict Studies, and Human Rights and Transitional Justice.
His most recent book, “Truth Commissions and Transitional Societies,” was published by Routledge (2010). He also is the author of several book chapters and his articles have appeared in journals such as the International Journal of Transitional Justice, Journal of Human Rights, and International Studies Perspectives. Some of his previous work includes research on Somali diaspora politics, transitional justice in the Arab world, and labor law and social security systems in Kuwait and Lebanon. Currently, he is doing research on post-2011 attempts by Arab governments to address human rights violations and the Syrian diaspora’s efforts to craft a transitional justice strategy for the country. Dr. Wiebelhaus-Brahm teaches courses on Political Violence and Terrorism, as well as Politics of the Middle East, a core course for the Middle Eastern Studies Curriculum.