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Mark Muhannad Ayyash

Professor, Sociology, Mount Royal University

Mark Muhannad Ayyash is Professor of Sociology at Mount Royal University. He is the author of A Hermeneutics of Violence (UTP, 2019). He teaches and writes in the areas of social and political theory, postcolonial theory, political violence, sovereignty, anti-Palestinian racism, and social movements, particularly focusing on the Palestinian-Israeli struggle. He has published several academic articles, book chapters, and has a co-edited book on Protests and Generations in the Middle East, North Africa and the Mediterranean. His opinion pieces have been published in Al-Jazeera, The Baffler, Middle East Eye, and Mondoweiss, among others.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, Sociology , Mount Royal University


  • 2012 
    York University , PhD, Sociology