Adina Friedman, Ph.D.


Summary of Qualifications
  • Extensive professional field experience in conflict analysis & resolution, specifically in the US, Israel, West Bank/Gaza, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, the Balkans (Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia), Northern Ireland, Estonia, & Moldova.


  • Regional expertise in the Middle East/North Africa; extensive field experience designing and implementing development and conflict resolution programs in the MENA region.  Special expertise in the Arab-Israeli conflict.


  • Language skills in English (mother tongue), Hebrew (mother tongue), Arabic (advanced), French, and Farsi (beginner/intermediate).


  • Extensive experience in project design, training, facilitation, and evaluation.



English - Mother Tongue

Hebrew - Mother Tongue

Arabic - Proficient

French - intermediate

Farsi - Beginner

Language Instruction


Research & Analysis

Program Design & Management

Facilitation & Training

Monitoring & Evaluation



2010 - present

Professional Experience

2010 - present

Work with Children and Youth
International Study Tours
Environmental & Development Work

Ph.D in Conflict Analysis & Resolution; Institute for Conflict Analysis & Resolution, George Mason University, Virginia,  2006


MA (Magna Cum Laude) in History of the Middle East and Africe; Tel Aviv University, Israel.  2001


MS (with Honors) in Peace and Development Studies; Goteborg University, Sweden.  2000


B.Sc in General Biology; San Jose State University, California.  1992