Associate Professor of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa

Nadia Abu-Zahra is Associate Professor of International Development and Global Studies and a member of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre, University of Ottawa. Nadia Abu-Zahra has has worked on projects in health, environmental issues, human rights, and education, supported by Oxfam, UNICEF, the European Union, the Open Society Foundation, and Global Affairs Canada. She was previously based at the University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre, and currently serves on the Reconciliation Committee of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, and on the Boards of the Group of 78, the Al-Qazzaz Foundation for Education & Development, the journal Geopolitics, and Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East. She is co-author with Adah Kay of Unfree in Palestine: Registration, Documentation and Movement Restriction. The collective efforts of Community Mobilization in Crisis — a project she co-directs, to develop open educational resources for use locally and internationally — have garnered several awards.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa

Education

  • 2007 
    University of Oxford, D.Phil. in Geography