Malek Abduljaber, M.A., A.B.D.

Malek Abduljaber is a fixed-term faculty member in the Department of Political Science & Public Administration at Central Michigan University. His research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of comparative politics and international relations, with specific focus on party politics, political Islam and political culture. Mr. Abduljaber has presented his ongoing research on cleavages and party systems in the developing world at Southern Political Science Association (SPSA), Northeastern Political Science Association. (NPSA) among others and has several ongoing research projects including the Comparative Manifesto Project. His research has been supported by a grant from the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies  at Wayne State University. He also attended the Inter-consortium of Political and Social Research program at the University of Michigan twice and looks forward to share his quantitative and qualitative research skills with our students at CMU. 


  • Ph.D. Wayne State University (expected May 2015), A.B.D.
  • M.A. Wayne State University, 2011
  • M.A. Eastern Michigan University, 2011
  • B.A. Eastern Michigan University, 2008