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Sa'ed Atshan ’06

Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and Anthropology

Areas of Expertise

  • Contemporary Palestinian society and politics
  • Global LGBTQ+ social movements
  • Quaker studies
  • Christian minorities in the Middle East

In the News

  • New Books in Middle Eastern Studies - "Sa'ed Atshan, Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique"
  • NPR - "This Palestinian American professor leans on his Quaker faith during conflict"
  • Them - "Why Queer Solidarity With Palestine Is Not 'Chickens for KFC'"
  • The Nation - "The Moral Triangle: Palestine, Israel, and Germany"
  • Truthout - "LGBTQ Voices Are Increasingly Speaking Up for Palestinians Despite Backlash"
  • Al Jazeera - "‘Complete censorship’: Germany’s Palestinian diaspora fights crackdown"
  • Reuters - "Biden's Israel stance angers Arab, Muslim Americans; could jeopardize 2024 votes"
  • WYPR - "Two academics share their views on the Israel-Hamas conflict"
  • Truthout - "I Wish Americans Could See the Humanity of Palestinians as They Do With Israelis"
  • The Los Angeles Times - "Palestinian Christians are losing loved ones in Israel’s bombing in Gaza. Where’s the outcry from Western Christian communities?"
  • NBC - "As war rages between Israel and Hamas, debate heats up at America's colleges"