Majdi Malki is an associate professor of sociology. He achieved his bachelor studies in sociology at Birzeit University in 1986, and his Masters and Phd in Sociology of development from Nanterre University- Paris X in 1994. Dr. Malki is a faculty member of Birzeit university since 1995. He had an important role in the establishment of several academic programs in the University, and was appointed several positions, the latest of which is the dean of The Arts Faculty since 2015. His research interests and publications focus on migration, development, social policies, and civil society. He has participated in numerous national and international conferences.