Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Waleed Al-Modallal

Professor of Political Science

 

Correspondence address:

Political Science Department,

Faculty of Economics & Administrative Sciences

Islamic University of Gaza,                                                                             

P.O. Box 108. Al-Rimal, Gaza,

Palestine.

Tel. +970-8-2860700

Mobile: +970-0599505905

Email: wmodallal@iugaza.edu.ps

Qualifications & Experiences:

August 2016: Full Professor in Political Science

March 2010: Associate Professor in Political Science

July 2004: Assistant Professor in Political Science

1999-2004        “PhD in Political Science” Peace Studies Department, Bradford University, England, UK.Thesisentitled: “The Israeli Settlements in Jerusalem 1948-2002: A study of settlement pattern and processes and their impact on Palestinian society”.

My Thesis was published later on by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, which is a ‎‎member of an international group having nearly 10 years of experience in the publication of high-‎‎quality research works from well-known institutions worldwide.‎

1999-2002        MA in Political Science, Peace Studies Department, Bradford University, England, UK.

1999-2001        “Postgraduate Diploma in Research Methods”, Graduate School, Bradford University, England, UK.

1988-1992        MA in Modern Political History, Institute of Arabic Research and Studies, Cairo, Egypt.

                        Thesis entitled: “Israeli Settlement in West Bank and Gaza Strip 1967-1984”.

1983-1987        BA Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza Strip, Palestine.

Experience:

  • (September 2018-now) project manager of a project entitled: “Strengthening of National Research Capacity on Policy, Conflict Resolution, and Reconciliation “. Erasmus+, European Union.
  • (August 2016-2018) Head of Political and Economic Department, Faculty of Commerce, Islamic University of Gaza. Gaza. Palestine.
  • (April 2016) the head of Committee of MA Program entitled “Regional and International Studies”, Faculty of Commerce, The Islamic University of Gaza.
  • (May 2015) Committee Member of MA Program entitled “Disaster and Crisis Management”, Faculty of Commerce, The Islamic University of Gaza.
  • (Since 1993 up to now): I was employed at History and Political Science Departments at the Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza Strip, Palestine.
  • Since March 2013-2015: The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Palestine polytechnic University, Gaza.
  • (May 2013-2019) The Chairman of the Centre for Political and Development Studies (CPDS).
  • Since 2013: Associate Member at the Centre for Palestine Studies, SOAS, University of London, United Kingdom.
  • (July 2007-2009) Dean of the Islamic University – South Branch, Khanyounis, Gaza. Palestine
  • (2005-2009) Trainer for “The Oral history: Methods and Techniques”, training course took place at IUG.
  • (2006) Election Educator /Palestinian Election 2006)
  • (November 2005 up to now), lecturing & supervising at Alquds University/ Gaza, MA program (Regional Studies).
  • (September 2005) online Lecturer on a course entitled “Rights-Based Approach to Development”, Institute for Development Studies (IDS), Gaza.
  • (1/3/02-31/12/03) Bilingual Support Assistant at Grange Technology College, Haycliffe Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD5 9ET, UK.
  • The founder of: “Institute for Strategic Studies” (MERAS).
  • (1/10/98-1/5/99): Supervisor of the Oral History Centre at the Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza Strip, Palestine.
  • (1997-1999): Lecturer at College of Ability Development in Khanyounis
  • Supervision of Masters at the Islamic University, Al-Quds University, Al-Azhar University and the Academy of Management and Politics.
  • Active Participant as commentator and Political analyst at various local and global media (TVs, Radios, Journals, Newspapers etc…)


The Courses I taught for undergraduate and postgraduate students as follows:

  • Islamic University: (Political Development, Diplomatic and Consular System, International Politics (in English), Seminar in IR, The Principles of Political Science, Palestinian Studies, Research Methods, Human Rights-based Approach to Development (in English), Zionism: Theory and Practice, The Palestinian Oral History, Political and Economical system I Israel, The Demographic Problem in Israel, The Modern and Contemporary History of Europe, History of Jerusalem, Zionist  Movement, Palestinian History).
  • Jerusalem University: (Arab-Israeli Wars, Zionism and Colonial Settlement, Modern and Contemporary Arab Thought, Israeli Political and Economic System, Palestine in Zionist History, Research and Analysis Methods, Demographic Problem in Israel, The United States and the Arab-Israeli conflict: The Zionist Movement: Theory and Practice).
  • Faculty of Management and Politics: (Diplomacy, Principles of Political Science).
  • Faculty of Capacity Development: (Modern History of Jerusalem).

Supervising & examining PhD & MA Dissertations:

  • 2019: Co-supervisor for PhD research, entitled: “The role of the Anglican Christine’s In the US towards enhancing Israel settlement in Jerusalem and West Bank 2003-2019”, Submitted by: Said Bsharat University of Tripoli, Lebanon, (in progress).
  • MA dissertation entitled: “Israeli Command and control Strategy through Soft Power tools 2006-2019, Gaza Strip as a model”, Submitted by: Momen Baraka, Regional and International Studies Program, Department of Political Sciences, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Islamic University of Gaza 2021. (Supervisor)
  • MA Dissertation entitled: “The Great Return Marches in the Gaza Strip, Its Philosophy – Its Tools – Its Effects”, Sally Al-Sakani, Department of Regional Studies – Arab Affairs, Al-Quds University – Abu Dis, 2020. (Supervisor)
  • 3. MA Dissertation entitled: “The Political and Legal Effects of the Oslo Agreement on the Palestinian Captive Movement in the Prisons of the Israeli Occupation 1993-2019”, Submitted by: Tawfiq Abu Naim, Regional and International Studies Program, Department of Political Sciences, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Islamic University of Gaza 2020. (Supervisor).
  • MA Dissertation entitled: “The Role of Palestinian Prisoners and Liberated Persons in Political Decision-Making”, Submitted by: Hussein Rabei, Regional and International Studies Program, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Islamic University of Gaza 2020. (supervisor).
  •  MA Dissertation entitled: “Constructivist Theory in International Relations – Samuel Huntington and Edward Said, a Comparative Study”, Submitted by: Osama Al Mughayer, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Humanities, Al-Azhar University. 2020.
  • MA Dissertation entitled: “Security coordination between Palestinian Authority and Israel and its implications for the Palestinian life from the point view of the Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip”, Submitted by: Moaz Naji, Regional and International Studies Program, Department of Political Sciences, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Islamic University of Gaza 2020.
  • MA dissertation entitled: “Obstacles to Reforming the United Nations Organization, The Security Council as a Model”, Submitted by: Islam Almadhoun, Regional and International Studies Program, Department of Political Sciences, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Islamic University of Gaza 2020.
  • MA dissertation entitled: “The Turkish Foreign Policy towards Qatar-Gulf Crisis 2017-2019, Submitted by: Hammad Al Wadiyyah, Regional and International Studies Program, Department of Political Sciences, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Islamic University of Gaza 2020.
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  • Transfer concept in the Zionist thought after Israel 1948-2007. “
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  • MA dissertation entitled: “The concept of transfer in the Zionist thought 1948-2007”, submitted by: Kamal Hamdan, Regional Studies Program/Israeli Studies, University of Jerusalem, 2008.
  • MA dissertation entitled: “The Internal Situations in Israel and their impact on the 1967 war”, Submitted by Mohammed Aljaish, History and Antiquities Department, Islamic University, 2008.
  • MA dissertation entitled: “Israel’s policy towards Lebanon 2000-2006″, submitted by: Mamoun Abu-Amer, Regional Studies Program/ Israeli Studies, University of Jerusalem, 2009.
  • MA dissertation entitled: “Censorship of the press in Israel 1987-2006”, submitted by: Saleh Alnaamy, Regional Studies Program / course of Israeli Studies, University of Jerusalem, 2009.
  • MA dissertation entitled: “The role and impact of Islamic movements on the Palestinian political system: 1994-2000”, submitted by: Heba Alqassass, Regional Studies Program, University of Jerusalem, 2010.
  • MA dissertation entitled: “Internal developments and their impact on the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) 2000-2009”, submitted by: Mutaz Al-Debis, Al-Azhar University, Gaza, 2010.
  • MA dissertation entitled: “The impact of US aid to the Palestinian Authority on the Palestinian political decision 1994 2009″, Submitted by: Moath Al-Amoudy, Economic and political department, Islamic University, 2013.
  • MA dissertation entitled: “The impact of Qatar foreign policy on the Arab Spring revolutions and Palestinian question”, Academy of Management and Policy, Gaza, 2013.
  • MA dissertation entitled: “The future of the Camp David accord between Egypt and Israel after 25th of January 2011”, Academy of Management and Policy, Gaza, 3013.
  • MA dissertation entitled: “Iranian’s foreign policy toward the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) 2006-2013, submitted by: Hamdan Abu Emran, Academy of Management and Policy, Gaza, 3013.
  • MA dissertation entitled: “The impact of the new media used by the Palestinian elites on the political development”, submitted by: Hajar Harb, Al Azhar University, Gaza, 2014.
  • MA Dissertation entitled: “News reporting frameworks of the issue of a Palestinian state in the electronic foreign Arabic-language satellite homepages: comparative study”, submitted by: Rola Elayan, Journalism & Media Department, Islamic University of Gaza, 21/6/2014.
  • MA Dissertation entitled: “Palestinian journalist discourse about the issue of Israeli settlement in the West Bank compared to analytical study: Analytical and comparative study”, submitted by: Mohammad Al-Ejlah, Journalism & Media Department, Islamic University of Gaza, 23/2/2015.

Conferences & workshops:

  • 15-16 April, 2014: I was a member of the academic committee in an international conference entitled: “Palestinian Prisoners, Towards Freedom”, organized by Islamic University-Gaza.
  • 19 December 2013: I was a member of the academic committee in an international conference (the 7th) entitled: “The Zionist plans in Jerusalem, Judaiziatoin and confrontation measure”, A-Quds International Institution, Gaza.
  • 28-29 November 2013: I presented a paper entitled: “Land tenure situations in Palestine during Ottoman era”, to the international conference entitled: “Palestine and the Palestinian Question since the Ottoman Period to the Present Day”, organized by the Turkish Historical Society, Ankara, Turkey.
  • 26 November 2013: I presented a paper entitled: “Transfer in Zionist thought from 1987-2007“, to a conference entitled: “Deportation from the collective policy cleansing to the individual displacement: Towards enhancing resistance of deportation policy”, organized by Al-Najah University, December.
  • 5-6 July 2013: I presented a paper entitled: “Identity conflict and its impact on social cohesion, Palestine model” to the International conference entitled: “Transforming conflict and building cohesion through Identity”, organized by Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan.
  • 4 June 2013: I presented a paper entitled: Judaization and settlement policies in Jerusalem and its impact on people’s lives“, to a conference entitled: “Here I am Jerusalem”, organized by Ministry of Waqfs. Gaza.
  • 10 December 2012: I was a member of the academic committee in an international conference (the 6th), entitled: “The education in Jerusalem under the occupation”, A-Quds International Institution together with Ministry of Higher Education, Gaza, Palestine.
  • 1 December 2011: I was a member of the academic committee in an international conference (the 5th) entitled: “The Israeli settlement in Jerusalem and it rule in judaizing the city”, A-Quds International Institution, Gaza.
  • 14 May 2011: participated in a study day on: “The Arab popular revolutions, Legitimate and political Dimensions and the future impacts”, organized by Islamic university of Gaza.
  • May 2008: I was the Chairman of a conference entitled: “Palestinian refugees, their rights and the anonymous future”, organized by Islamic University of Gaza together with Palestinian Return Centre in London.
  • 6 April 2008: I was the Head of the Academic Committee in a conference entitled “Palestinian Political Detainees between the Occupation Policy and the National and Humanitarian Responsibility”, organized by Islamic University-Gaza.
  • 6 June 2007: Paper entitled: “Israeli Settlement in Jerusalem before establishing the state of Israel”, presented to the International Conference entitled “Together for Jerusalem”, Gaza/Beirut/.
  • 15-16 May 2006: I presented a paper entitled: “Ethical and Legal Considerations of the Oral History”, presented to the Conference entitled: “Oral History: Reality and Aspiration”, organised by Islamic University of Gaza.
  • Since 2006-2012: I was a member of the academic committee of the Jerusalem international conferences held by: Quds Net Center. Jerusalem, Gaza, Beirut.
  • 13 December 2005: Paper entitled: The Israeli Settlement in the Old City of Jerusalem”, presented to the Seventh International Conference entitled: “Jerusalem Day, Nablus, Alnajah National University.

Study Days:

  • 15 March 2015: I participated in a study day entitled: “the shift of Egyptian position toward Hamas Movement”, organized by Center for Political and Development Studies together with Political Department, Islamic University-Gaza.
  • 02 March 2015: I participated in a study day entitled: “Media responsibility towards Victims”, organized by Islamic University of Gaza.
  • 17 December 2014: I participated in a study day entitled: “Shifts of western position towards Palestinian cause”, organized by Center for Political and Development studies. Gaza.
  • 21 November 2014: I participated in a study day entitled: “The Political impact to Accord Palestine “Non-Member Observer State” status in United Nations”, organized by Center for Political and Development studies. Gaza.
  • 12 November 2014: I participated in a study day entitled: “Stalled reconstruction efforts in light of the Israeli procrastination and the official Palestinian negligent”, organized by Center for Political and Development studies. Gaza.
  • 27 September 2014: I participated in a study day entitled: “Trial of Israeli Leaders, the opportunities and challenges”, organized by Center for Political and Development studies. Gaza.
  • 3 May 2014: I participated in a study day entitled: “A reading in the Israeli discourse index to the West”, organized by Center for Political and Development studies. Gaza.
  • 7 February 2013, I participated in a study day entitled: Hejarato Assejeel between the Zionist aggression and the resistance act”. The Education Forum, Gaza.
  • 20 September 2011: I participated in a study day entitled: “September maturity, opportunities, risks, and legal dimensions”, organized by Islamic university, Southern Branch.
  • 14 May 2011: I participated in a study day entitled: “Arab popular revolutions, political and legal dimensions and future impacts”, organized by Islamic University of Gaza.

Publications:

Refereed Papers:

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  • August 2015: Paper entitled: The relationships between Hamas and the Egyptian regime under President Mubarak, Palestine Historical Journal,Center for History and Documentation, Gaza.
  • July 2015: Paper entitled: “The impact of the Israeli settlement on the future of the Palestinian statehood”, Journal of Political Science, Baghdad University, Iraq.
  • July 2015: Paper entitled: “Violence and violations by the Israeli settlers against Palestinians and the Islamic and Christian holy sites in the occupied Palestinian Territories (2009-2013)”, Journal of Islamic University, Vol. 24, no. 2, June 2016.
  • March 2014: Paper entitled: “The rule of law and the tools of oversight and accountability in the Gaza Strip under division”, Journal of Islamic University, Vol. 23, no. 2. June 2015.
  • August 2013: entitled paper: “The Israeli settlements in Jerusalem”, in the book entitled: “Al-Quds”, Ministry of Education & Higher Education, Palestine, Gaza.
  • June 2013: Joint Paper entitled: “The Basis of Qatari Foreign Policy”, Journal of the Islamic University –Gaza, Vol. 22, no. 1, 2014.
  • May 2011: paper entitled: “Maturity of September and the Palestinian statehood border“, in: “The Regional changes and its impact on the Maturity of Palestine statehood”, PLO, Palestine Planning Center, Gaza.
  • May 2009: Paper entitled: “The Israeli Position of the Palestinian Right to Return”, published in Dar Alelom Journal, Cairo.
  • May 2009: Paper entitled: “George W. Bush’s Administration position of the Palestinian Refugees Issue”, published in Dar Alelom Journal, Cairo.
  • June 2008: Paper entitled: “Data Collection Skills and Techniques in Social Science and Humanities: Political Science as a pattern”, Journal of the Islamic University –Gaza.
  • Spring 2005: Paper entitled: “The Israeli Occupation of Jerusalem, A Prospective View”, Vol. 10, Baheth Journal, Beirut.
  • February 2004: Paper entitled: “The Israeli Settlement in Palestine”, Return Review, Vol. 146, London: The Palestinian Return Centre.
  • (under processing) The Israeli settlement in the West Bank and its impact on the future of Palestinian state.

Strategic Estimates:

  • November 2015, (No. 83), “The impact of the Egyptian measures on the future relationship with the resistance in Gaza Strip“, Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies & consultations, Beirut.

Books:

  1. Palestine Studies (textbook), Al Ommah University-Gaza, 2013.
  2. Co-author in: ‘Jerusalem’ (textbook), Ministry of Higher Education, Palestine, 2012.
  3. The Israeli Settlements in Jerusalem, a study of settlement pattern and processes and their impact on Peace and security in the region, 1st, London: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2011.
  4. Co-author in: “A Study in the political thought of the Islamic resistance movement (Hamas) 1987 1996”, Middle East Studies Centre, Amman, 1997.
  5. Hamas movement regional and international relations and its impact on the Palestinian political system, (under publication).

Evaluating academic programs (MAs, BAs, Diplomas):

Scholarships & Merits:

Referees:

  1. Professor. Paul Rogers

Peace Studies Department.

Department of peace Studies,

University of Bradford,

West Yorkshire,

BD7 1DP, UK

Tel: +44 1274-234185

  1. Professor. Andrew Rigby

Peace and Reconciliation Studies

Coventry University,

Priory Street,
Coventry,
CV1 5FB, UK
Tel: +44 24 7688 7862

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