Mayyada Al-Badawi joined Birzeit University as a Lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Public Administration - Department of Public Administration, and currently she is chairperson of the department. Prior to that, she worked as a dean assistant of the Faculty (2009-2010). Ms. Al-badawi received her B.A. in accounting, from Faculty of Economics, Birzeit University, Palestine, 2002, her Master in public administration, Faculty of Management, University of Jordan, Jordan, 2006. Al-badawi’s teaching and research interests are the following fields: public finance, governmental accounting, organizational development, crisis and risk management.