Dr. Abdullah Swalha

Dr. Abdullah Swalha is the Founder and Director of the Center for Israel Studies (CIS) in Jordan. He is the Secretary of the Jordanian Political Science Association (JPSA), a member of the European Association of Israel Studies (EAIS) and a member of Middle East Studies Association (MESA). He previously served at the Government Spokesman’s Office and as a teaching assistant in the Political Science Department at the University of Jordan. He holds a Ph.D. from Cairo University in Comparative Political Systems. His research focuses on Israeli affairs, religion and democracy, Israel’s decision making processes, Palestinians political process, comparative politics, democratization and democratic transition.