(1943- ) A prominent Palestinian
-American advocate for nonviolent resistance to the Israeli
occupation. Awad was a leader of nonviolent civil disobedience during the First Intifada
, was arrested by Israel
many times, and was deported by the Israeli government in 1988. He was the founder of the Jerusalem
-based Palestinian Center for the Study of Nonviolence in 1983, and the DC-based Nonviolence International in 1989. As of 2015, he is an Adjunct Professor of International Peace and Conflict Resolution at The American University in Washington, D.C. See "A Quiet Revolution: The First Palestinian Intifada and Nonviolent Resistance," Mary Elizabeth King, Nation Books, 2007; and "Mubarak Awad
," American University, July 21, 2011.