SHTEIWI, MUSA

University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

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Professor Dr. Shteiwi obtained his Ph.D. degree in Sociology from the University of Cincinnati. He is professor of sociology and the Ex- Director of the Center for Strategic Studies at the University of Jordan. He has over 27 years of experience as a professor at the University of Jordan, having taught in sociology, the Human Rights, Development and Gender Studies programs. He has wide experience in policy and strategic analysis and development. He worked as a 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 Scenarios2030.

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.

Themes related to current research:

  • Inter-communal Relations between Host Communities and Refugees
  • Impact of the Refugees on Labour Market Dynamics in Jordan
  • Push and Pull Factors regarding the Prospects of the Return to the Original Countries
  • Policy implication of refugees on Jordan.

For more information about his research activities and publications see here.