Sari Nusseibeh

Adjunct Faculty, Philosophy

Courses Taught

Philosophy in Early Islam


Dr. Sari Nusseibeh served as President of al-Quds University 1995-2014. Dr. Nusseibeh earned his first degrees at Oxford (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics); and his PhD at Harvard in Islamic philosophy ('78). Dr. Nusseibeh began his teaching career at Birzeit University ('79-'92).

He is the author of several books - including The Story of Reason in Islam and Once Upon a Country - and articles in both Arabic and English.

Dr. Nusseibeh has also been involved in political life, mostly in search of a peaceful resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.