Omar Tesdell / عمر تسدال

Omar Tesdell, Ph.D., is associate professor in the Department of Geography at Birzeit University in Palestine. His research works to make more climate-adapted, resilient, and just agricultural landscapes. He holds a Ph.D. in Geography and Sustainable Agriculture from the University of Minnesota and was a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University in New York.

His peer-reviewed research has been published in refereed journals such as: Frontiers in Plant Science (2023) (link), Plants, People, Planet (2020) (link), Frontiers in Plant Science (2020) (link), Journal of Arid Environments (2020) (link), Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (2019) (link), and International Journal of Middle East Studies (2015) (link), Geoforum (2017) (link).

He has also published with his research group, in Arabic, an article on the Makaneyyat critical geography concept and method (2022) (Original Arabic عربيlink) (English version link).

He is Editor of Barari Flora, a growing online platform for plants in Palestine and the Levant. He has also edited an Arabic-English guide entitled Palestinian Wild Food Plants, 2018 (CC licensed e-book) as part of a community-based research collective.

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Omar made this in static HTML like he used to in the old days.