Dr. Abdullah Sawalha


Center for Israel Studies, Amman

Dr. Abdullah Swalha is the founder and director of center for Israel studies –Jordan (CIS) since 2014, he is Secretary of Jordanian political Science Association, JPSA. And he is also Member of Jordan Transparency Center, JTC. Dr. Swalha has a Ph.D. from Cairo University in Comparative Political Systems. Dr.Swalha's research focuses on Israeli affairs, Religion and democracy in Israel, Israel: decision making processes, Israel: Palestinians- political process, Comparative Political Science, Democratization, democratic transition, Religion and state, religion and democracy.

He also has an M.A in international relation from University of Jordan, before establishing Center for Israel Studies, Dr.Swalha served at Government Spokesman Office, and he also served as teaching assistant in political Science dep. University of Jordan.