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Amir Toumie

Graduate Student

Political Science

Pronouns: He/Him

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Amir Toumie is a political and social activist in the Palestinian community in Israel. He worked as the Director of Government Relations in the Mossawa Center - The Advocacy Center for the rights of Palestinian Citizens in Israel. As an activist, Amir was president of Haifa Youth Movement and a member of the youth movement in his displaced Palestinian village of Iqrit. While engaging in activism on all fields, he has earned a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Asian Studies from the University of Haifa, and a dual Master's Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from the University of Haifa and the University of Warsaw. Amir is now a 3nd year PhD student of Political Science in the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).


Bachelor's degree, Political Science and Government and East Asian Studies - University of Haifa
Master's degree, International Relations and Diplomacy - University of Haifa
Master's degree, Internal Relations and Diplomacy - University of Warsaw

Research Currently in Progress

The effects of social and mainstream media on nationalism, especially in Israel.