Dr. Jamil Khader

Dr. Jamil Khader

Dean of Research
Bethlehem University

Dr. Jamil Khader is Professor of English and Dean of Research at Bethlehem University, Palestine. After completing his Ph. D. at the Pennsylvania State University (USA), he taught for a couple of years at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, and then for thirteen years at Stetson University, Deland Florida. He received various awards, including two Fulbright Fellowships and various research, Community Impact and Student Advocacy Awards. He is the author of Cartographies of Transnationalism in Postcolonial Feminisms: Geography, Culture, Identity, Politics (Lexington Books 2012) and is the co-editor, with Molly Rothenberg, of a collection of essays on the Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek, entitled, Žižek Now: Current Perspectives in Žižek Studies (Polity 2013). The book is coming out in German from Laika publishing house next year. His numerous articles on postcolonial studies, transnational feminisms, fantastic literature, and cosmopolitanism have appeared in various national and international journals and other collections, including The Journal of Postcolonial Writing, Journal of World Systems Research, The Middle East Report (MERIP), Islamophobia Studies Journal, Ariel, Feminist Studies, College Literature, MELUS, The Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts. His political commentary has been featured on the Philosophical Salon, the Middle East Monitor, Mondoweiss, Truth-out, In These Times, Aljazeera in English, Jadaliyya, The Palestine Chronicle, Center for the Secular Research and Studies in the Arab World (Al-Hewar Al-Mutamaden), PPSArabia, News with Conscience, and other venues.