Lourdes Habash, Ph.D.

Lourdes Habash is the director of IALIIS. She earned her Ph.D. in Political Science from Cairo University. She chaired the Political Science Department at Birzeit University. Dr. Habash has published widely in the fields of political science and international studies.

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Nahida Sabbah

Nahida Sabbah is the Executive Secretary of IALIIS. She holds a Diploma in Executive Secretary and a Diploma in Medical Secretary from the Ramallah Women’s Training Center- UNRWA. Prior to her work at IALIIS, Mrs. Sabbah was an Executive Secretary at Al-Quds Open University.

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Suzan Daana

Suzan Daana is a researcher at the Palestinian Digital Archive at IALIIS. She has an M.A. degree in Political Research from University of Aberdeen, Scotland, and another M.A. degree  in Democracy and Human Rights from Birzeit University. She has a B.A. degree in English literature from Damascus University, Syria. 

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Wesam Abu Toyour

Wesam is a researcher at the Palestinian Digital Archive and the Forced migration and refugee unit at IALIIS. He holds a B.A. degree in History and Political Science from Birzeit University. He is now doing his M.A. in Interntional Studies at IALIIS.

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Suhaila Abdel Latif

Suhaila Abdel Latif is the coordinator of the Forced Migration and Refugee Unit at IALIIS. She earned her B.A. in English language and literature with minor in translation from Birzeit University, and she is now doing her M.A. in Contemporary Arab Studies. Suhaila worked as a freelancer translator from English to Arabic and vice versa, in addition to being a youth coordinator at Tamer Institute for Community Education. 

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Wael Hasan

Wael Hasan is the messenger at IALIIS.