Palestinian Studies

2017 Workshop

Nadim Rouhana

Professor of International Negotiation and Conflict Studies, Tufts University
Director of the International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program, Tufts University

Nadim N. Rouhana is professor of International Negotiation and Conflict Studies and director of the International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program at Tufts University. His current research includes work on the dynamics of protracted social conflict and power asymmetry, collective identity and democratic citizenship in multiethnic states, the questions of reconciliation and multicultural citizenship, transitional justice, and international negotiations. His research and writing is focused on the Arab-Israeli conflict and on Israeli and Palestinian societies.

His publications include Palestinian Citizens in an Ethnic Jewish State: Identities in Conflict (Yale University Press, 1997) and numerous academic articles. He is currently completing a book on a new paradigm in conflict resolution. Prior to joining The Fletcher School he was the Henry Hart Rice Professor of conflict analysis and resolution at George Mason University. He was a co-founder of the Program on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution at Harvard’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs where he co-chaired the Center’s seminar on international Conflict Analysis and Resolution from 1992-2001. He is also the Founding Director of “Mada al-Carmel—The Arab Center for Applied Social Research” in Haifa. The center focuses on issues of identity, citizenship and democracy, and the future relationship between Palestinians and Israelis.