Nadia Jilani-Hyler

Senior Lecturer

Nadia Jilani-Hyler

Senior Lecturer

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences


Nadia Jilani-Hyler is currently a lecturer in Political Science at Augusta University. She obtained her Masters Degree from the University of South Carolina in December 2013, and is currently working on her Phd from the same institution.

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  • AH E311


  • MA, Political Science and Government, Other University of South Carolina -, 2014

  • BA, Political Science and Government, Other Augusta State University, 2004

Awards & Honors

  • Women's Volleyball Faculty Recognition Night Women's Volleyball Team, 2018

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • POLS 1101

    Intro to American Govt
  • INQR 1000H

    Honors: Fund. of Aca. Inquiry
  • POLS 1101H

    Honors: Intro to American Govt
  • POLS 2930

    Model UN I: Study Away: New Your MUN
  • POLS 4930

    Model UN II: Study Away: New York MUN

Teaching Interests

Nadia Jilani-Hyler teaches Introduction to American Government and International Security Studies courses including, Introduction to International Security Studies and Introduction to Middle East Security Studies.


Selected Recent Publications

  • Identifying Factors Related to School Closures Due to COVID-19 in the Middle East and North Africa Region, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Identifying factors associated with the issuance of coronavirus-related stay-at-home orders in the Middle East and North Africa Region, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Trade Networks and Conflict Processes in the Israeli Conflict System, 2015
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

Research Interests

Nadia Jilani-Hyler's research focus is on the overlap of international political economy, and international conflict, specifically through economic sanctions with a focus on the Middle East.

Department Service

  • POLS Curriculum Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department Awards Committee 2020 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Major Fest 2019 - 2019

    Role: Other
  • Georgia Political Science Association Mentoring 2018 - 2018

    Role: Mentor
  • Major Fest 2018

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Arts in the Heart of Augusta - Pamplin Tent - 2018

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Spring Graduation Attendee 2018 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Graduation
  • Study Away Trip to New York City-Model UN 2018 - Present

    Role: Program Coordinator
  • Freshman Convocation Attendee 2018

    Role: Attendee, Convocation
  • Freshman Convocation 2016

    Role: Attendee, Convocation
  • Augusta University Winter Graduation 2015

    Role: Attendee, Graduation

Professional Service

  • Junior Model United Nations Conference 2018 - Present

    Role: Director

Public Service

  • AU Day of Service Participant 2016

    Role: Attendee, Meeting