Prof. Ismael Abu-Saad

Member of the Board of Directors

Professor of Educational Policy and Administration in the Department of Education, founding director of the Center for Bedouin Studies and Development, and holder of the Abraham Cutler Chair in Education at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer-Sheba. Received Outstanding Achievement Award from the University of Minnesota in 2004.  Research interests include educational policy and development among indigenous peoples, Palestinian Arab education and higher education, social identity in heterogeneous societies, the impact of urbanization on the Negev Bedouin Arabs and organizational behavior in multicultural contexts.