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Omar Imseeh Tesdell


Dr. Omar Imseeh Tesdell is Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Birzeit University. He studies landscape and agroecological transformation in the Middle East and the Americas. His peer-reviewed research has been published in refereed journals such as: Plants, People, Planet (2020), Frontiers in Plant Science (2020), Journal of Arid Environments (2020), Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (2019), Geoforum (2017) and International Journal of Middle East Studies (2015). He has also edited an Arabic-English guide entitled Palestinian Wild Food Plants, 2018, as part of a community-based research collective. Other recent publications include “Garden Gathering” in A Garden among the Hills: the floral history of Palestine, The Palestinian Museum (2019).