- PhD, psychology, International Graduate School, MS, education, St. Francis University, BA, social work and sociology, Bluffton University
Dr. Mubarak Awad is the Founder and national President of the Youth Advocate Program, which provides alternative foster care and counseling to "at risk" youth and their families. He is also the Founder of the Palestinian Center for the Study of Nonviolence in Jerusalem, and was deported by the Israeli Supreme court in 1988 after being jailed for organizing activities involving nonviolent civil disobedience. Dr. Awad has since formed Nonviolence International, which works with various movements and organizations across the globe.
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
- “Nonviolence in the Intifada: Long-Term Costs and Values,” (with Paul Hubers) in Peace Research, August 1993.
- “Mubarak Awad,” in In the Footsteps of Gandhi: Conversations with Spiritual Social Activists. Parallax Press, 1990.
- “Nonviolent Resistance: A Strategy for the Occupied Territories,” in Journal of Palestine Studies, Summer 1984.
- Founder and director, Palestinian Center for Democracy and Elections, West Bank and Gaza
- Founder and president, Nonviolence International
- Founder, Palestinian Center for the Study of Nonviolence
- Founder, President/CEO, National Youth Advocate Program, Inc.