Dr. Hounaida Abi Haidar

Assistant Professor (Adjunct)

Dr. Hounaida Abi Haidar, an Irish/Lebanese national, is an expert in the areas of Urban Geography with the track record in strategy and policy analysis. Her involvement into a number of Academic and Non-Governmental urban and environmental projects gained her experience in the field. Dr. Abi Haidar is a graduate of the American University of Beirut- Lebanon, Oxford University- UK and Trinity College Dublin- Ireland and has worked at these universities. She has 10 years of academic experience in Environmental and Urban Policies, 10 years of research in basic sciences and urban studies and 5 years experience in private sector.

Professional Background

  • Analytics Manager, PharmaPatient, Dublin Ireland
  • Lecturer, Trinity College, Dublin Ireland
  • Unit Coordinator, AUB Medical Center, Beirut Lebanon
  • Executive Officer, Greenline NGO
  • Researcher, AUB Medical School, Beirut Lebanon
  • PhD in Urban Geography, Trinity College, Ireland, 2009
  • MSc in Nature, Society and Environmental Policy University of Oxford, UK, 2002
  • BSc in Environmental Sciences, AUB Lebanon 1998