Saliba Sarsar


Dr. Saliba Sarsar, Professor of Political Science at Monmouth University, is Chair of the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation's Research and Publication Committee. Dr. Sarsar received his B.A. in political science and history interdisciplinary, summa cum laude, from Monmouth College, and his doctoral degree from Rutgers University in political science, with specialization in international relations and Middle Eastern affairs. He is the author and co-author of several books, articles, and commentaries in the national and international media, and is co-editor of Patriarch Michel Sabbah - Faithful Witness: On Reconciliation and Peace in the Holy Land. He was featured in The New York Times, "His Mission: Finding Why People Fight - A Witness to Mideast Conflict Turns to Dialogue and Peace." Among his awards are the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation Award, the Global Visionary Award and the Stafford Presidential Award of Excellence from Monmouth University, the Award of Academic Excellence from the American Task Force on Palestine, and the Humanitarian Award from the National Conference for Community and Justice.