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Lina Haddad Kreidie

Visiting Assistant Professor

Lebanese American University

Dr. Kreidie a Visiting Assistant Professor. Kreidie is the Academic Director of theGender program at the Lebanese American University (LAU). Kreidie holds a Ph.D. in Political Science with a concentration in political Psychology from the University of CA, Irvine. Kreidie is a research consultant on Women’s Empowerment for Intisar Foundation-NGO. Kreidie is a Jerome and Hazel Tobis fellow at the Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality; University of CA, Irvine: She also served for ten years as a member of the University of Chicago Harris School for Public Policy.

Kreidie’s research interest is mainly in conflict resolution, marginalized communities -mainly displaced and refugee women, and gender. Dr. Kreidie publications include The Power of Theater Expression and Communication: A Psychological Theraputical Intervention in a Refugee Camp: An IPA Study into the Narratives of Women Refugees’ Experience with Drama Therapy. Psychology Research, January 2020 Vol. 10. Jordan’s interest in a Stable Syria.” Sada. Carnegie Foundation for Peace, August 23, 2018. Living with Ongoing Political Trauma: The Prevalence and Impact of PTSD among Syrian Refugees. Psychology Research. 2016. The Role of non- Governmental Organizations in Tackling Sectarianism and Extremism in Lebanon: Track Two Diplomacy and Good Governance. Middle East Review of Public Administration (MERPA); Spring 2016, Vol. (2).

Baidoa, Somalia

Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.