Nadim Khoury is a Palestinian scholar that grew up in Jerusalem and Bethlehem. He holds a PhD in Political theory from the University of Virginia and an MA in philosophy from the University of Charles-de-Gaulle Lille 3, in France. He is currently an Associate Professor in International Studies at Lillehammer University College and Associate Professor 2 in Peace and Conflict at Bjørknes University College, Oslo. Before coming to Norway, Nadim taught at Al-Quds University in occupied Jerusalem. His research interests include the history of political theory, nationalism, the politics of memory, and Palestine/Israel.