Sa'ed Atshan is an Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Swarthmore College. He holds a PhD and MPP from Harvard University and BA from Swarthmore. Atshan is also a 2002 graduate of the Ramallah Friends School. He is a member of Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and serves on the Board of Pendle Hill, Corporation of Haverford College, Multicultural Board of Westtown School, and as a Spiritual Nurturer for the Quaker Voluntary Service. He also identifies as an LGBT, Palestinian, Quaker human rights activist.