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Timothy Seidel

POSITION: Associate Professor of Community & International Development; Director - Center for Interfaith Engagement; Program Director - Peacebuilding, Development, Global Studies

School of Social Sciences and Professions
Center for Interfaith Engagement
Peacebuilding, Development, Global Studies

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | RLN 223

PHONE: (540) 432-4161

EMAIL: timothy.seidel@emu.edu

Timothy Seidel is an associate professor of peacebuilding, development, and global studies and director of the Center for Interfaith Engagement at EMU. His peacebuilding and development experience includes serving for several years with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in Palestine-Israel and as director for Peace and Justice Ministries in the U.S. Seidel previously taught at American University and Lancaster Theological Seminary, and has organized and led several learning delegations from the United States to Palestine-Israel for organizations such as MCC, Interfaith Peace-Builders, Lancaster Theological Seminary, and EMU. He holds an MTS from Wesley Theological Seminary and a PhD from the School of International Service at American University in Washington, DC. He is co-editor of Resisting Domination in Palestine: Mechanisms and Techniques of Control, Coloniality, and Settler Colonialism (I. B. Taurus/Bloomsbury, 2024) and Political Economy of Palestine: Critical, Interdisciplinary, and Decolonial Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021). 

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BS, Messiah College (Major: Biochemistry Minor: Mathematics, Anthropology)
MTS, Wesley Theological Seminary (Theological Studies)
MA, American University (International Peace and Conflict Resolution)
PHD, American University (International Relations)

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