Post:

Chairperson Department of Sociology

Location:

Department of Sociology,Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Main Campus, Jerusalem- Abu Dies, Palestine

Email:

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Telephone numbers

 

Internal:

 

Palestine:

02-2799753

International:

+972-02-2799753

Fax:

+972-02-2796960

Mobile:

+972599678306

Full CV

 

Education

  • Post-Doctoral, Sociology (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Department of Sociology, Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology, Granada University, Spain (September 2014-July 2015).
  • PhD, Sociology (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Department of Sociology, Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology, Granada University, Spain, Evaluation, Excellent with Cum Laude (September 2007-July 2010).
  • Diploma of Advanced Studies, Sociology, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology, Granada University, Spain, Evaluation, Excellent with Cum Laude (September 2007-July 2008).
  • MA, Sociology (Development and Social Researches), Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Birzeit University, Palestine, Evaluation, Very Good (September 2001-August 2003).
  • BA, Sociology, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Bethlehem University, Palestine, Evaluation, Excellent with Cum Laude (September 1991-December 1994).

Membership

A. Scholarly Service:

  • Board Member, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Sociology Research Unit, and Population & Demography Research Unit (2015 to present). http://www.atiner.gr/all-members   
  • Deputy Chief Editor, International Humanities Studies (2012 to present). http://ihs-humanities.com
  • Editor Board Member, Society for the Study of Social Problems-SSSP, (2014 to present). http://www.sssp1.org
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Science (2014 to present). http://www.ijashss.com
  • Consultant (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands (2011-2013).   
  • Senior Trainer (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Institute for Community Partnership, Bethlehem University, Palestine (2002-2007).   
  • Board member of scientific committee, Scientific Research Consortium, Jerusalem (1997 to present).  

B. Al-Quds University:

  • Associate Professor, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2016 to present).
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2011 to 2015).
  • Assistant Professor, Master Program, Institute of Sustainable Development, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2011 to present).
  • Chairman, committee for the development of Master Program in Applied Sociology, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2014 to present).
  • Chairman of the Preparatory Committee. The National Statistical Week Conference, with the cooperation of Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (27-28 April 2014).
  • Chairman, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2012-2014).
  • Board member, Examination Quality Committee, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2013-2014).
  • Board member, Scientific Research Committee, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2012-2013).
  • Board member, Preparatory Committee for the First Developmental Conference. The prospects and the challenges of development in Palestine, Department of Developmental Studies, Institute of Sustainable Development, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2-3 May 2012).
  • Senior Trainer (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Said Khoury IT Center of Excellence, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2011 to present).
  • Board member, Department of Statistics and Studies, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2011 to present).
  • Coordinator, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2011-2012).
  • Coordinator, Public Opinion Unit, Department of Planning & Development, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2011 to 2013).
  • Board member, Institute of Sustainable Development, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2010-2013).
  • Chairman, committee for the development of Bachelor Program in Applied Sociology, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2010-2011).
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Developmental Sciences, Institute of Sustainable Development, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2010-2011)

C. Professional Organizations:

  • Statistical Consultant, Palestinian Centre for Public Opinion, Beit Sahour, Palestine (2011 to present).
  • Research Coordinator, Civic Service Centre, Bethlehem, Palestine (2003-2012).  
  • Senior Trainer (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Specialized Academic for Human Development, Hebron, Palestine (2003 to 2007).
  • Research Coordinator, Democratic Centre for Research & Development, Bethlehem, Palestine (2002-2012).
  • Senior Research Coordinator and Statistician, Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Hebron District, Palestine (1996-2001).

D. Community Organizations:

  • Board member, Society of Sunna Al Amal for Training & Therapeutic Counselling, Bethlehem, Palestine (2014 to present).
  • President, Humanitarian Relief Society-HRS, Bethlehem, Palestine (2012 to present).
  • Consultant, Society for Rehabilitation Handicapped, Arroub Camp, Hebron, Palestine (2001 to present).  

Skills

Other skills (e.g. computer literacy, etc.):

A. Software: Statistical Analysis Packages: SAS, SPSS, Internet, and MS Office packages, Windows OS.

B. Research: Familiar with both quantitative and qualitative research methods, content analysis, survey research, interviews, statistical analyses, writing of proposals, and research design.

Present Position: Associate Professor, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (September 2016 to present).

Years of professional experience: 22 years.

Key qualifications

  • Training course in Conflict Resolution, 50 credits, Civic Service Center, Bethlehem, Palestine (2008).
  • Training course in International Cultures, 12 credits, The University of Granada, Spain (2008).  
  • Training course in Spanish Language, 180 credits, The University of Granada, Spain (2007).  
  • Training course in Social Welfare in Palestine, 70 credits, Civic Service Center, Bethlehem, Palestine (2007).
  • Training course in Trainers and Consultants: E-learning, Consulting, Training methodologies, Graduation projects, and Educational video development, 300 training hours, MsM (Maastricht School of Management), Netherlands (2005-2006).
  • Training course in Selected Topics in Epidemiology and Occupational Epidemiology, 30 training hours, Hebron University, Birzeit University and Oslo University (2005).
  • Training course in Democracy and Political Issues, 50 credits, Democratic Center for Research & Development, Bethlehem, Palestine (2004).
  • Training course in Sustainable Development, 40 credits, Civic Service Center, Bethlehem, Palestine (2003).
  • Training course in Disability, 70 credits, The Local Committee for Rehabilitation Handicapped, Al-Arroub, Palestine (2002).
  • Training course in Handicapped Human Rights, 60 credits, The Local Committee for Rehabilitation Handicapped, Al-Arroub, Hebron, Palestine (2000).  
  • Training course in Statistical Analysis, 140 credits, Democratic Center for Research & Development, with the cooperation of The Palestinian Center for Public Opinion, Beit Sahour, Palestine (1999).  
  • Training course in Measures for Social Researches, 100 credits, Democratic Center for Research & Development, with the cooperation of The Scientific Researches Consortium, Jerusalem, Palestine (1998).
  • Training course in Census, 40 credits, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, Ramallah, Palestine (1997).
  • Training course in Poverty Alleviation, 80 credits, Palestinian Association for Vocational Training with the cooperation of UNRWA, Hebron, Palestine (1996-1997).

Employment history

A. Teaching/Academic Positions:

  • Associate Professor, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (September 2016 to present).
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (September 2011- August 2015).
  • Assistant Professor, Master Program, Institute of Sustainable Development, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (2011 to present).
  • Chairman, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (September 2012- August 2014).
  • Coordinator, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (September 2011-August 2012).
  • Senior Trainer (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Said Khoury IT Center of Excellence, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (October 2011 to present).
  • Assistant Professor, (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Department of Developmental Sciences, Institute of Developmental Studies, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (June 2010-August 2011).
  • Senior Lecturer (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Department of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Bethlehem University, Palestine (August 2006- September 2007).
  • Senior Trainer (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Institute for Community Partnership, Bethlehem University, Palestine (August 2002-June 2007).
  • Senior Lecturer/part time (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Department of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Bethlehem University, Palestine (August 2003-July 2006).
  • Senior Lecturer (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Faculty of Social Sciences, Al-Quds Open University, Hebron Region, Palestine (August 2003-July 2006).
  • Senior Trainer (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Specialized Academic for Human Development, Hebron, Palestine (March 2003-September 2007).

B. Professional Employment:

  • Senior Trainer (Statistical Analysis), Said Khoury IT Center of Excellence, Palestine Polytechnic University, Hebron, Palestine (November 2015 to present).  
  • Research Coordinator, Hebron Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Hebron, Palestine (August 1999-September 2007).
  • Senior Trainer (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Specialized Academic for Human Development, Hebron, Palestine (March 2003-September 2007).
  • Coordinator/part time, The social survey of the handicapped of Intifadat Al-Aqsa, Disability Program, UNRWA, Jerusalem, Palestine (March 2002-July 2004).
  • Senior Trainer/Researcher, The Local Committee for Rehabilitation Handicapped, Al-Arroub, Hebron, Palestine (February 2001-August 2007).
  • Statistician, Department of Planning, Al-Quds Open University, Palestine (October 2001-July 2003).
  • Senior Trainer (Statistical Analysis), Hebron Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Hebron, Palestine (August 1999-September 2007).
  • Research Coordinator/part time, Palestinian Center for Childhood and Development, Hebron, Palestine (February 1997- September 2001).           
  • Research Coordinator/part time, Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Hebron, Palestine (February 1996- September 2001).
  • Statistician/part time, Palestinian Center for Public Opinion, Beit Sahour, Palestine (January 1996- January 2000).
  • Social Worker, UNRWA, Hebron, Palestine (September 1995-January 1996).

Publications

A. Peer Reviewed:

  • Banat, B. (2015). Violence against Palestinian women. Journal of Peace and Conflict (Revista de Paz y Conflictos), Institute of Peace and Conflict, Granada University, 8(1), 135-149. http://revistaseug.ugr.es/index.php/revpaz/article/view/2506/3190   
  • Banat, B. (2015). Palestinian suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin): a tune of loyalty and a hymn of liberty. International Humanities Studies, 2(2), 41-60. http://ihs-humanities.com/journals/vol2_no2_may2015/2.pdf
  • Banat, B. (2015). Academic advising problems at Al-Quds University as perceived by students, and its relationship with student’s academic performance. Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies MCSER Publishing, Rome-Italy, 4(1), 97-107. http://www.mcser.org/journal/index.php/ajis/article/view/5958/5729
  • Banat, B. (2015). The Profile of the Palestinian suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin). European Scientific Journal, 11(5), 16-32. http://eujournal.org/index.php/esj/article/view/5173/4908
  • Najib, M., Banat, B., Radida, F., Labom, D. & Rabee, R. (2015). Traumatic experiences among mothers of Palestinian prisoners. International Humanities Studies, 2(1),  1-19. http://ihs-humanities.com/journals/vol2_no1_january2015/1.pdf
  • Alsenawi, A. & Banat, B. (2014). Corporate social responsibility (CSR): Palestine Exchange, European Scientific Journal, 10(35), 154-169. http://eujournal.org/index.php/esj/article/view/4869
  • Banat, B. (2014). Sense of community among Palestinians, Asian Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 3(4), 197-207. http://www.ajssh.leena-luna.co.jp/AJSSHPDFs/Vol.3(4)/AJSSH2014(3.4-19).pdf
  • Banat, B. (2014) Palestinian suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin): facts and figures. International Humanities Studies, 1(3), 63-70 (PhD Abstract). http://ihs-humanities.com/journals/vol1_no3_september2014/5.pdf  
  • Banat, B. & Rimawi, O. (2014). The impact of emotional intelligence on academic achievement: a case study of Al- Quds University students. International Humanities Studies, 1(2), 12-39. http://ihs-humanities.com/journals/vol1_no2_july2014/2.pdf  
  • Banat, B. (2014). Samaritans caste: a history of thousands of years. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 4(6), 175-180. http://www.ijhssnet.com/journals/Vol_4_No_6_1_April_2014/17.pdf
  • Banat, B. (2013). Palestinian martyrdom operations (Al-Amaliyat Al-Istishhadiya) from an Israeli perspective. International Humanities Studies, 1(1), 39-48. http://ihs-humanities.com/journals/vol1_no1_december2013/2.pdf
  • Banat, B. & Labadi, F. (2012). Department of Developmental Studies: facts and figures. Jerusalem: Department of Developmental Sciences, Institute of Sustainable Development, Al-Quds University.
  • Banat, B. (2011). Palestinians suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin): facts and figures. Verlag: VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Gmbh & Co. KG, Germany.
  • Banat, B. (2010). Palestinian youth and the rush towards martyrdom. Journal of Society and Heritage, No. 51(1), 83-108 (Arabic version).
  • Katalo, K. & Banat, B. (2006). Academic problems among Hebron University students, Hebron University Research Journal, 2(2), 83-109 (Arabic version).
  • Musleh, K. & Banat, B. (2006). Academic problems among Bethlehem University students, Bethlehem University Journal, 25, 9-46 (Arabic version).
  • Makhlof, M. & Banat, B. (2005). Alienation among Al-Quds Open University students. Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Research and Studies, 6(1), 43-87 (Arabic version).
  • Banat, B. (2005). Alienation among secondary school students in the city of Hebron. Bethlehem University Journal, 24(1), 90-132 (Arabic version).
  • Shahin, M. & Banat, B. (2004). Attitudes of Al-Quds Open University students toward opening MA programs. Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Research and Studies, 4(1), 89-137 (Arabic version).

B. Non-Peer Reviewed:

  • Banat, B. (2010). Palestinians suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin): facts and figures, Dissertation Abstract, Social Science Research Network Electronic Journal. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1557041
  • Banat, B. (2010). Pros and cons of martyrdom operations (Al-Amaliyat Al-Istishhadiya) in the Palestinian society, Social Science Research Network Electronic Journal. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1546982
  • Banat, B. (2010). Stories from the reality of Palestinian suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin). Ahewar Electronic Magazine, No. 3014 (Arabic version). http://www.ahewar.org/debat/show.art.asp?aid=216697
  • Banat, B. (2010). Israeli violence and the rush of Palestinian youth towards martyrdom. Minshawi for Research and Studies, No. 1505 (Arabic version). http://www.minshawi.com/node/1505
  • Banat, B., Himoni, M., Khateeb, M. & Hijazi, A. (2007). The existing status of the industrial firms in Hebron district. Hebron: Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
  • Banat, B. & Rabadi, M. (2006). Research Hierarchy (Poster 1m*70cm, all steps and procedures in research methodology). Bethlehem: Bethlehem University (Arabic version).
  • Banat, B. & Salameh, B. (2003). Political alienation among Palestinian refugees in Arroub Camp. Minshawi, Published online (Arabic version). www.minshawi.com/other/philistine.htm
  • Banat, B. (2002). Arroub Camp after 54 years of Nakba (Catastrophe). Jerusalem: International Christian Committee (Arabic version).

Conferences

  • Banat, B. (2016). The role of Palestinian youth in promotion of religious and intellectual freedom in Bethlehem District. 12th Doha International Conference for Interfaith Dialogue, Doha International Centre for Interfaith Dialogue, in Doha, Qatar (16-17 February 2016).    
  • Banat, B. (2016). Palestinian suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin): facts and figures and their personality profile. 1st World Islamic Social Science Congress (WISSC), Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC), Putrajaya, Malaysia (1-2 December 2015).
  • Banat, B. (2015). Film of life makers: Palestinians suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin). The 2nd Conference of popular resistance in the Palestinian society, Euro-Arab Foundation and Institute of Peace and Conflict, in Granada, Spain (24 February and 4 March, 2015).
  • Banat, B. (2014). Palestinian youth and the rush towards martyrdom. The 2nd Mediterranean Interdisciplinary Forum on Social Sciences and Humanities, European Scientific Institute, ESI, in Almeria University, Almeria, Spain (26-28 November 2014).
  • Chairman, Preparatory Committee. The National Statistical Week Conference, with the cooperation of Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, Palestine, in Jerusalem, Al-Quds University, main campus-Abu Dies (27-28 April 2014).
  • Banat, B. (2014). Palestinians refugees: facts and figures. The National Statistical Week Conference, in Jerusalem, Al-Quds University, main campus-Abu Dies (27-28 April 2014).
  • Banat, B. & Hanna, M. (2014). Community participation among Palestinian youth in Bethlehem District. 11th Doha International Conference for Interfaith Dialogue, Doha International Centre for Interfaith Dialogue, in Doha, Qatar (25-26 March 2014).    
  • Board member, Preparatory Committee. The First Developmental Conference. The prospects and the challenges of development in Palestine, Department of Developmental Studies, Institute of Sustainable Development, in Jerusalem, Al-Quds University, main campus-Abu Dies (2-3 May 2012).
  • Banat, B. (2004). Political participation among Palestinian refugees-Arroub Camp. International Conference of Dialogue on Democracy and Media in the Palestinian Society. International Palestinian Youth League (28-30 September 2004) (Arabic version).
  • Banat, B. & Ali, W. (2003). The social survey of the handicapped of Intifadat Al-Aqsa. Conference of Special Education for Disabled: reality and hope. Al-Quds Open University, Gaza (3-4 December 2003).   

Activities

Instructional Activities:
Teaching Responsibilities: Undergraduate Programs (2003 to present):

  • Introduction to Sociology.
  • Research Methodology.
  • Social Statistics.
  • Statistical Applications in Sociology using SPSS.
  • Methods & Techniques of Quantitative Social Research.
  • Design & Implementation of Social Research.
  • Social Policy & Planning.
  • Principles & Indicators of Human Development.
  • Internship1+2.
  • Seminar.

Graduate Programs (2011 to present):

  • Research Methodology.
  • Social Statistics.
  • Statistical Applications in Sociology using SPSS.
  • Seminar.    
  • Thesis.

Students Research Advising:
Dissertation:

  • Incest social problem in the Palestinian society. Iyad Khamaysa, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology, Granada University, Spain (December 2014 to present).

Master Thesis: Master's Candidates:    

  • Voluntary work and its role in the development of community participation among Al-Quds University students. Iman Oheish, Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (20 December 2016).
  • Self-management and its relationship with decision-making of employees at Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations in Hebron district. Wafa Tamayze, Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (29 November 2016).
  • The impact of self-management in developing social responsibility of employees at Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations in Hebron district. Aida Warasneh, Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (25 May 2016).
  • The reality, obstacles and prospects of women development in decision making positions in the Palestinian Judiciary system. Fatema Ayyad, Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (28 April 2015).
  • The impact of the university external housing on social adjustment among the students of Al-Quds University. Basem Serkhi, Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (29 June 2014).
  • The role of community participation in good governance promotion as perceived by the Palestinians in Bethlehem. Majd Hanaa, Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (16 February 2014).
  • The role of women in the construction of local institutions in Bethlehem governorate and its prospects. Mousa Jobran, Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (25 January 2014).
  • Traumatic loss experiences and social adaptation among the families of Palestinian suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin). Iyad Khamaysa, Department of Social Work, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (19 June 2012).

Master Internal Examiner:

  • Investigating the evaluation of the Emergency Job Program (EJP) at CHF international organization in the governorates of northern West Bank from the viewpoint of the local councils. Fedaa Qasarwi, Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (26 November 2013).
  • The role of the state in providing an adequate environment for social entrepreneurship: a case study of Palestine. Shaban Eideh, Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (23 November 2013).
  • The impacts of generalization of non-violent culture on the networking relationships among civic society organizations in Bethlehem Governorate. Awni Jubran, Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (23 July 2011).

Invited Lectureships:

  • International solidarity in the Palestinian question, The Popular Committees against the Wall and Settlements, France Palestine Solidarity Association, Paris (19-25 January 2013).
  • Palestinian social situation under the Israeli occupation, Malaga University, Malaga, Spain (7-17 January 2014).
  • Organizing of workshops:
  • International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people, Deanship of Student Affairs and Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (4 December 2016).
  • Foundlings and abandoned children in the Palestinian society, Crèche Intuition, with the cooperation of Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (19 November 2016).
  • Internship of Department of Applied Sociology students: reality and obstacles, Ramallah, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (27 September 2016).
  • Salametcom Institute for Caring of Palestinian Patients-1948, Department of Applied Sociology students, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (21 March 2016).
  • The first social survey of the disabled students of Al-Quds University, with the participation of Department of Applied Sociology students, Qader for Community Development, and the Deanship of Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (15 March 2016).
  • The first social survey of the potential of Al-Quds University freshman students, with the participation of Department of Applied Sociology students, Bethlehem, The Deanship of Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (7 November 2015).
  • The crises of global capitalism, the political economy of Israeli apartheid and the Palestinian struggle for liberation, William Robinson, Professor of sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (7 October 2015).
  • Foundlings and abandoned children in the Palestinian society, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (14 April 2014).
  • The second census of Arroub refugee camp, with the participation of Department of Applied Sociology students, The Public Committee Services-Arroub Camp, Hebron, Palestine (12 March 2014).   
  • Drugs phenomenal in the Palestinian society: reality and challenges, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (26 November 2013).
  • The first social survey of Palestinian social worker, with the participation of Department of Applied Sociology students, Bethlehem, The Union of Social Workers and Psychologists, Palestine (5 November, 2013).   
  • Internship obstacles of Department of Applied Sociology students, Ramallah, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (3 October, 2013).
  • Palestinian refugees and the challenges stage, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (12 May 2013).
  • Samaritans caste: a history of thousands of years, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (10 December 2012).
  • Counselling orientation day, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (16 February 2012).
  • Reproductive health from the religious, legal and health perspective. Department of Development Sciences and Department of Nursing, with the cooperation of The Palestinian Family Planning and Protection Association, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (23 April 2011).

Other academic activities:

  • Linking Al-Quds University with four academic partnership agreements as follows, The North-West University, South Africa (2015), University of Almeria, Almeria, Spain (2015), European Scientific Institute, Kocani, Republic of Macedonia (2015) and University of Seville, Seville, Spain (2014),
  • Active attendance in several workshops, Palestinian NGOs and community, Palestine (September 2010-August 2014).  
  • Pilot study regarding the development process of Master Program in Applied Sociology, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (15-28 June 2014).
  • Academic field visit, caste system in the Palestinian society, Samaritan, Nablus, for Department of Applied Sociology students, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (30 April 2014).
  • Planting of trees, the thirty-seventh anniversary of land day, with the participation of Department of Applied Sociology students, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (30 March 2014).
  • Statistical analysis course using SPSS: Faculty of Dentist staff, with the cooperation of Deanship of Scientific Research, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (20 January-26 February 2014).
  • Pilot study regarding the development process of Master Program in Gender and Development, Department of Developmental Sciences, Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (5-25 November 2013).
  • Open day, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (4 November 2013).
  • Nakba after fifty-six years, a TV interview, Palestinian TV, Ramallah, Palestine (14 May 2013).
  • Honouring outstanding students ceremony, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (25 March 2013).
  • Academic campaign for disability students, do not look at my disability, but look at my abilities, Qader for Community Development, with the participation of Department of Applied Sociology students, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (19-26 May 2013).
  • Academic field visit, Foundlings and abandoned children in the Palestinian society, Crèche Institution, Bethlehem, with the participation of Department of Applied Sociology students, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (23 November 2013).
  • Academic field visit, Poverty in the Palestinian society, Ibrahimi Hospice, old city Hebron, for Department of Applied Sociology students, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (28 October 2013).
  • Statistical analysis for polls, Legal Clinic, Faculty of Law, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (1-10 June 2013).
  • Academic field visit, caste system in the Palestinian society, Samaritan, Nablus, for Department of Applied Sociology students, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (25 April 2013).
  • Academic field visit, Ibrahimi Hospice, old city Hebron, for Department of Applied Sociology students, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (22 November 2012).
  • Academic field visit, SOS Children village, Bethlehem, for Department of Applied Sociology students, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (22 October 2012).
  • Academic field visit, Samaritan caste, Nablus, for Department of Applied Sociology students, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (12 April 2012).
  • Academic field visit, Bedouin tribes, Jericho, for Department of Applied Sociology students, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (18 February 2012).
  • Pilot study regarding the development process of Bachelor Program in Applied Sociology, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine (10-25 November 2010).

Awards & Grants

Awards/Honours:

  • Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue, Doha, Qatar (17 February 2016).
  • World Islamic Social Science Congress Secretariat, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia (2 December 2015).
  • Athens Institute for Education and Research, Greece (1 September 2015).
  • Humanitarian Relief Society, Bethlehem, Palestine (5 August 2015).
  • The Official School of Languages, Granada, Spain (10 March 2015).
  • Palestinian Center For Public Opinion, Beit Sahour, Palestine (26 August, 2014).
  • Professor Imad Abu Kishek, President of Al-Quds University, Palestine (16 August 2014).
  • Professor Mashhour Habazi, Dean of Arts, Al-Quds University and the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, Palestine (27-28 April 2014).
  • Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University and the Public Committee Services-Arroub Camp, Hebron, Palestine (12 March 2014).  
  • Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue, Doha, Qatar (17 April 2014).
  • Deanship of Scientific Research, Al-Quds University (14 April 2014).
  • Qader for Community Development, Bethlehem, Palestine (19-26 May 2013).
  • Arroub Boys School, Arroub Camp, Hebron, Palestine (2 January 2013).
  • Malaga University, Malaga, Spain (10 December 2013).
  • Arroub Basic Girls School-1, Arroub Camp, Hebron, Palestine (20 April 2013).
  • Arroub Basic Girls School-1, Arroub Camp, Hebron, Palestine (15 February 2013).
  • An-Najah National University Libraries, Nablus, Palestine (23 February 2012).
  • Board of the Preparatory Committee for the First Developmental Conference, Department of Developmental Studies, Institute of Sustainable Development, Al-Quds University, Palestine (2-3 May 2012).
  • Arroub Basic Boys School, Arroub Camp, Hebron, Palestine (27 December 2012).
  • Verlag, VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Gmbh & Co. KG. Publishing of my PhD Dissertation, Palestinians suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin): facts and figures (2011).
  • The Palestinian Family Planning & Protection Association and the Representative Office of Norway to the Palestinian Authority, Palestine (23 April 2011).
  • Professor Sari Nusseibeh, President of Al-Quds University (21 December 2010).
  • Professor Hanna Tushyeh, Chairman, Department of English, Bethlehem University (April 2007).
  • Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Hebron District (13 April 2007).  
  • Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Hebron District (22 November 2005).  
  • Temporary International Presence in the City of Hebron (10 August 1998).

Grants:

  • Travel grant for me and four students of Al-Quds University, funded by, Doha International Centre for Interfaith Dialogue, Doha, Qatar (2016).
  • Travel grant, funded by, World Islamic Social Science Congress Secretariat, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia (2015).
  • Computer laboratory for the Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine, funded by Centre of Initiatives Development Cooperation-CICODE, Granada University, (Under review 2015).
  • Post-Doc scholarship, Sociology (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Department of Sociology, Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology, Granada University, Spain, funded by DUNIA BEAM ‐ Erasmus Mundus Action 2–Lot2 Project (2014).
  • The National Statistical Week Conference, with the cooperation of Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, Palestine, funded by The Research and Education Collaborative with Al-Quds University-RECA (2014).
  • Travel grant, funded by, Malaga University, Malaga, Spain (2014).
  • Travel grant for me and four students of Al-Quds University, funded by Doha International Centre for Interfaith Dialogue, Doha, Qatar (2014).
  • Furniture, books and computers for Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Main Campus Abu Dies, funded by The Research and Education Collaborative with Al-Quds University-RECA (2013).
  • Travel grant, funded by, France Palestine Solidarity Association, Paris (2013).
  • Profile of Palestinians suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin), funded by Al-Quds International Institution, Beirut, Lebanon (2010).
  • PhD. scholarship, Sociology (Statistical Methods and Research Techniques), Department of Sociology, Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology, Granada University, Spain, funded by Palestinian European Academic Cooperation in Education-PEACE (2007-2010).
  • Training course in Trainers and Consultants: E-learning, Consulting, Training methodologies, Graduation projects, and Educational video development, 300 training hours, MsM (Maastricht School of Management), Netherlands (2005-2006).