Lecturer in Political Science Department


P. O. Box 14085, Jaffa Gate - Jerualem 91140


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  • M.A., Near & Middle Eastern Studies December 2011
  • SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG, UK
  • B.A., Major: Politics  & Minor: Sociology May 2008 Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH 44074, USA


Political Science Instructor   August 2012 to present - Political Science Department, Al Quds University, Jerusalem, Palestine. Responsible for teaching Political Science courses at the department, preparing syllabi, exams, and progress reports in addition to organizing events.Prepared proposals and helped develop policy based courses that rely on case studies.

Relevant Experience

Program Assistant - June 2010 to December 2012: American Democratic Culture Partnership, Oberlin College & Al Quds University Helped establish the project and was responsible for the daily activities of students and monitoring how they are progressing.  
Language Assistant Supervisor - Sept 2008 to June 2012 - DynCorp Intl, Jerusalem: Managed a team of 30 translators and interpreters and oversaw translation of documents and provided interpretation support at training sessions, workshops, seminars and meetings (including simultaneous interpretation where necessary).

Assistant - Summer 2007:  Al Quds University, Office of the President, Jerusalem Trained at Al Quds University as an assistant in the Office of the President. Supervised fellow assistants and daily functions of the office.
Middle Eastern & North African Committee Member 2006 to 2008: Oberlin College, Oberlin, OHIO Participated as a representative of the student body on the MENA Committee to recruit a professor in a tenure track position.
Student Assistant 2006: Office of the President, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OHIO Communicated and interacted effectively with individuals at all levels of management.  
Arabic Language Instructor - 2005 to 2006: French Department, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OHIO Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver lectures, organized and lead class discussions, and achieved set goals. Developed lesson plans to demonstrate language arts and reinforce learning through computer-assisted instruction. Garnered student interest in the course leading to the recruitment of a full-time Arabic Language Instructor.


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