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Musa Shteiwi

Professor, University of Jordan

Degrees:Ph.D. (Cincinnati)

Dr. Musa Shteiwi is a LERRN Co-Investigator and former Director of the Center for Strategic Studies at the University of Jordan. He obtained his PhD in Sociology from the University of Cincinnati and has over 20 years of experience as a professor at the University of Jordan, having taught in sociology, the Human Rights, Development and Gender Studies programs. Furthermore, his curriculum includes experience as advisor and consultant for government bodies, the World Bank, UN and other international organizations and research institutions. His participation as team leader also played a key role on many national and regional projects, including the Human Development Report for Jordan and the Social Violence Report in Jordan, and the Jordan Scenarios 2030.

His expertise lies in conceptualizing and carrying out empirical research projects, Policy and strategic analysis. He has published more than 50 papers and books in the fields of development, social policies, poverty, unemployment, gender, social classes, civil society and political parties, Syrian refugees, and youth. Moreover, he received the Jordanian State Encouragement Award for his research in the field of Women’s Studies.