Anam Salem

Program Coordinator  (email)

Anam Salem is the Program Coordinator at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice. She holds an M.A. degree in Diplomacy and International Relations from Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations and a B.A in Political Science and Public Administration from Birzeit University (West Bank, Palestinian territories). Her graduate specializations include International Law and Human Rights as well as Global Negotiation and Conflict Management. Graduating at the top of her class, Ms. Salem was the recipient of the School of Diplomacy’s 2015 Academic Excellence Award. While attending Seton Hall, she interned at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Representative Office. Additionally she interned as a UN Correspondent for the online Al Quds Al Arabi Newspaper (UK) reporting on issues related to the Middle East and North Africa region. Ms. Salem is bilingual in Arabic and English and lived in the West Bank city of Ramallah for three years (2007-2010) where she also interned and worked as a Project Manager with Leaders Organization, a youth oriented NGO. Ms. Salem also worked with the Syrian American Council as a Public Relations and Media Coordinator (NJ State Chapter), organizing advocacy and humanitarian relief efforts for Syrian victims of the civil war. Her research interests include Refugee Rights and the intersecting cost-benefit analysis for refugee hosting states.