Political Science and Public Administration

Faculty & Staff

Dr. Abid A. Al-Marayati

Professor Emeritus

Since his retirement, Professor Al-Marayati continues to teach courses on international relations and Arab politics. A native of Iraq, he has served at the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency and has taught in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Australia and Beijing. He joined the UT faculty in 1968 from Arizona State University. While at UT, Prof. Al-Marayati served as chair of the department and as director of the Center for International Studies and won the Outstanding Teacher Award.


  • Ph.D. New York University
  • M.A. and B.A. Bradley University

Author of

  • ADiplomatic History of Modern Iraq
  • Middle Eastern Constitutions and Electoral Laws

Editor of

  • The Middle East: Its Governments and Politics
  • International Relations of the Middle East and North Africa

Complete list of Professor Al-Marayati's Publications


  • International Law PSC 4580 5580
  • International Relations of the Middle East PSC 4740 5740
  • United Nations PSC 4730 5730  
Last Updated: 1/4/17