Institute of Political Science

Aida Essaid, Ph.D.

Visiting Scholar

Contact Information

Center for Strategic Studies

University of Jordan
P.O. Box 13146
Amman 11942
Tel.: +962 6 530 0100
Fax: +962 6 535 5515

Academic Background

2010- : Researcher, Center for Strategic Studies (CSS), University of Jordan, Jordan

2010: PhD in Politics; University of Exeter, UK; Thesis Title: The Land Tenure System in Modern Palestine: A Deconstruction of the Role of Zionism in the British Administration

2007-2010: Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Exeter, UK
Teaching undergraduate students tutorial seminars for the module POL2038: War and Peace in the Middle East.

2007: Learning & Teaching for Higher Education Certificate, University of Exeter, UK

2006-2008: Research Assistant, Dr. Michael Dumper, University of Exeter, UK

2006: Intern, United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), New York Office, USA

2004-2005: Masters in Middle East Politics, Merit (Distinction for Thesis), University of Exeter
Thesis Title: Change of Authority and Landownership: The Case of Palestine

2000-2004: Honours Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto, Canada; Double Major: Political Science and Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations

Selected Conferences and Publications

Under Construction

Professional Memberships
American Political Science Association (APSA)
Middle Eastern Studies Association (MESA)