Prof. Ismael Abu-Saad
Professor in the Department of Education at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; founding director of the Center for Bedouin Studies and Development; holds the Abraham Cutler Chair in Education at Ben-Gurion University. Prof. Abu-Saad serves as a member of the Adva Center's board of directors, is a member of the New Israel Fund's International Council, and a member of the board of trustees of the Sharett Prize in Arabic Literature. Previously, he was a member of the National Task Force for the Advancement of Education in Israel (the Dovrat Committee) and a member of the academic committee of the National Research Project on Disadvantaged Students in Israel, a project conducted under the auspices of the Ministry of Education's Office of the Chief Scientist. His research addresses inequality in education, social change and education among indigenous societies, culture and administration in multi-cultural societies, and Arab education in Israel. He serves on the editorial board and is a guest editor for various professional journals including: Hagar: Studies in Culture, Polity and Identities; Palestinian Review of Society and History; Holy Land Studies: Interdisciplinary Journal; and, American Behavioral Scientist. Prof. Abu-Saad holds a PhD degree in educational policy and administration from the University of Minnesota (U.S.), received in 1989.
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