Mohamed K. Ghumrawi is a current Ph.D. candidate in International Relations and an Adjunct Professor for the Department of Politics and International Relations at Florida International University. Mr. Ghumrawi is also the Senior Program Coordinator for the Mohsin and Fauzia Jaffer Center for Muslim World Studies at FIU. His research interests include dynamics surrounding the Palestinian-Israeli question, the Palestinian diaspora, Islamic studies, politics of the Middle East, conflict resolution, peace studies, state formation, foreign policy, and security studies. Mr. Ghumrawi spent a year living in Amman, Jordan and has traveled to numerous countries throughout the Middle East. He is also the founding Program Director for the “FIU in the Middle East” study abroad program. In addition to being an academic, Mohamed’s life and career has been driven by a passion for advocating human rights and interfaith dialogue. He has been featured on multiple media outlets to discuss the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, including NPR, MSNBC Live with Jose Diaz-Balart, Al Jazeera America and NBC. He has also published multiple articles on Islamophobia, as well as two articles on Muslim-Jewish relations, including Muslim and Jews in 7th Century Jerusalem (2016) and Muslim-Sephardi Relations (2014).