Nadim Haidar is a junior researcher at the Centre for Lebanese Studies. He holds an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies and a B.A. in Political Studies—with a minor in Philosophy—from the American University of Beirut. With a deep interest in history, philosophy, and critical theory, Nadim has spent much of his time as an activist, struggling for numerous causes such as environmental justice, anti-racism, and democracy. His master’s thesis focused on Palestine, where he launched a critical appraisal of the BDS movement. Nadim has also worked as an elementary, middle and high school teacher for more than four years, specifically committing himself to disadvantaged schools as part of a mission to reduce educational inequality and empower marginalized communities living in Lebanon. His passion for justice and education is what inspired his career choice.