Mohammed Abu-Nimer

Mohammed Abu-Nimer

ECPC: 
Advisory Board Member
Title: 
Professor, Senior Advisor

Mohammed Abu-Nimer, PhD, is Professor, School Of International Service, American University, Founder and President, Salam Institute for Peace and Justice & Senior Advisor, KAICIID. Mohammed Abu-Nimer, of the International Peace and Conflict Resolution program, serves as Director of the Peacebuilding and Development Institute. He has conducted interreligious conflict resolution training and interfaith dialogue workshops in conflict areas around the world, including Palestine, Israel, Egypt, Northern Ireland, the Philippines (Mindanao), and Sri Lanka. In addition to his articles and publications, Dr. Abu-Nimer is the co-founder and co-editor of the Journal of Peacebuilding and Development. At American University, Professor Abu-Nimer is also Director of the Peacebuilding and Development Institute. Professor Abu-Nimer also serves as Senior Advisor to KAICIID.

Recommended Reading:

  1. Abu-Nimer, M. (2018). Alternative approaches to transforming violent extremism. The case of Islamic peace and interreligious peacebuilding. In: Beatrix Austin and Hans J. Giessmann (Eds.). Transformative Approaches to Violent Extremism. Berghof Handbook Dialogue Series No. 13. Berlin: Berghof Foundation.

  2.  Garred, M., & Abu-Nimer, M. (Eds.). (2018). Making Peace with Faith: The Challenges of Religion and Peacebuilding. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

  3. Abu-Nimer, M., & Nasser, I. (2017). Building peace education in the Islamic educational contextInt Rev Educ. 63: 153. doi.org/10.1007/s11159-017-9632-7

  4. Abu-Nimer, M., & Nasser, I. (2017). Peace education in a bilingual and bi-ethnic school for Palestinians and Jews in Israel: Lessons and challenges In: Educational Response to Conflict: Systemic Issues. Zvi Bekerman and Claire McGlynn (Eds.). Palgrave Macmillan.

  5. Abu-Nimer, M., & Smith, R.K. (Eds.). (2016). Interreligious and intercultural education for dialogue, peace and social cohesion. In the special issue: International Review of Education. (62) 4, pp- 393 – 405. doi:10.1007/s11159-016-9583-4

  6. Abu-Nimer, M., & Nasser, I. (2016). Examining attitudes and beliefs about forgiveness among teachers in the Arab world: A comparison between five CommunitiesPeace and Change: Journal of Peace Research, (41), pp 194-220. doi:10.1111/pech.12185

  7. Abu-Nimer, M., Nasser, I., & Ouboulhcen, S. (2016). Introducing peace education and pluralism in Quranic schools in Western Africa: Advantages and challenges of the Islamic Peace-Building ModelReligious Education (111) 5, pp. 537-554.

  8. Abu-Nimer, M., & Nasser, I. (2014). Linking Peacebuilding and Child Development: A Basic Framework. In: Pathways to Peace: the Transformative Power of Children and Families. James F. Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick, Rima Salah (Eds.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

  9. Nasser, I., & Abu-Nimer, M. (2012). Perceptions of forgiveness among Palestinian teachers in IsraelJournal of Peace Education, 9(1), 1-15.

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