Mohammed Abu-Nimer

Mohammed Abu-Nimer

Advisory Board Member
President of Salam Institute for Peace and Justice. Professor of Peace and Conflict Resolution, American University

Mohammed Abu-Nimer, PhD, is Professor of Peace and Conflict Resolution at American University, and Founder and President at the Salam Institute for Peace and Justice. Mohammed Abu-Nimer, of the International Peace and Conflict Resolution program, also 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 served 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.

  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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