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In Memory of Dr. Ghassan Shabaneh

We are greatly saddened to report the passing of our colleague, Dr. Ghassan Shabaneh. Dr. Shabaneh had recently joined Al Jazeera Centre for Studies as a Senior Researcher in February 2015. Before joining Al Jazeera, Dr. Shabaneh was an Associate Professor at Marymount Manhattan College.

Monday, 8 August 2016 11:13 GMT

Dr. Ghassan Shabaneh [AlJazeera]

We are greatly saddened to report the passing of our colleague, Dr. Ghassan Shabaneh. Dr. Shabaneh had recently joined Al Jazeera Centre for Studies as a Senior Researcher in February 2015. Before joining Al Jazeera, Dr. Shabaneh was an Associate Professor of International and Middle East Studies at Marymount Manhattan College. Between 2003-2006, Dr. Shabaneh was a Mellon Fellow in Human Security at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. The Fellowship allowed him to travel Palestinian Refugee Camps and conduct extensive field research in Jordan, Syria, and the West Bank.  In the last fifteen years, Dr. Shabaneh has lectured at Rutgers University of New Jersey, City College of New York, and Hunter College in New York. His research focuses on Arab Israeli Conflict, America and the Middle East, The United Nations, Human Rights, Nationalism, Democracy and Development, and Refugee Studies. 

Dr. Shabaneh had published widely on Middle East Politics, with articles appearing in the Huffington Post, the Gulf Times, the Middle East Monitor, The Journal of Refugee Studies and New Political Science Journal. Dr. Shabaneh was often quoted on Middle East politics by researchers, newspapers, and media networks. He was also a frequent commentator on Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera English, Al Arabiya, Dubai TV, W-ABC, W-NBC, W-CBS, CBC, Worldfocus  and many other media networks.  

He received his Ph.D. from City University of New York-Graduate Center (CUNY-GC) in the Role of United Nations in State-Building: the Case of Palestine. He also holds an M.A. in Philosophy form CUNY-GC and an M.A. from Rutgers the State University of New Jersey in Public Policy and International Relations.    

For Dr. Shabaneh’s contribution to Al Jazeera Centre for Studies, please find the following reports: 

 

Title

Date

1

Egypt and Syria’s effect on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

31 October 2013

2

Geneva II Middle East Peace Conference

3 December 2013

3

Kerry’s Visit to Saudi Arabia and the Saudi American Relations

8 December 2013

4

Operation Decisive Storm: Objectives and Hurdles

12 April 2015

5

The Implications of a Nuclear Deal with Iran on The GCC, China, and Russia

14 June 2015

6

Obama’s Foreign Policy Towards Israel: The Failure to Use Smart Power

31 August 2015

7

Putin’s Moment in the Middle East

20 October 2015

 

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