Department of Political Science

Dr. Anas B. Malik

Chair, Political Science
Professor, Political Science Department

Anas Malik, Professor of Political Science at Xavier University in Cincinnati, is the author of Polycentricity, Islam, and Development (Lexington, 2018) and  Political Survival in Pakistan: Beyond Ideology (Routledge, 2011). His research interests are in governance in Islamic and multicultural contexts, and the political economy of institutions. Malik has been affiliated with the Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis at Indiana University (Bloomington).


Courses taught:

  • CORE 100: Battle for the Future
  • POLI 244: Middle East Politics
  • POLI 277: International Relations
  • POLI 318: Science, Civilization and Sustainability
  • POLI 320: Global Islamic Politics
  • POLI 321: Politics of the Anthropocene
  • POLI 372: International Political Economy
  • POLI 390: Seminar: International Relations

First Year at Xavier




  • Ph.D Indiana University, 2000;M.A. Indiana University, 1999;B.A. Marlboro College, 1993