Dr Nadia Naser-Najjab

Dr Nadia Naser-Najjab is a lecturer in Palestine Studies, European Centre for Palestine Studies- Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter. Prior to this, she was an Assistant Professor, Birzeit University, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Studies and the MA program in Arab Contemporary Studies.

Nadia holds a PhD in Middle East Studies from the University of Exeter.

Her recent book is entitled Dialogue in Palestine: The People-to-People Diplomacy Programme and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020).

Her research is based on first-hand experience and original data collection and focuses on Palestine-Israel peace process, Palestinian education and Palestinian resistance. She publishes newspaper and online magazine articles in a regular manner on issues related to political events.

She was a visiting scholar at The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies in 2010, Georgetown University. The same year she was awarded AMIDEAST “Teaching Excellence Award” that recognises teaching commitment to teaching and non-traditional class methods. In 2018, she became Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA).

She was elected as a CBRL trustee in November 2020 and serves on the Research Committee.