Who Are We?

FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PHF
Mohammed Sawalha, Professor of Linguistics, An Najah University
P.O. Box 669
Nablus, West Bank, Palestine
mohsawalha@yahoo.com

Mohammed Sawalha in his office at PHF

Mohammed Sawalha in his office at PHF

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PHF’s Governing Board
Professor Sawalha with two members of the Governing Board in Nablus

Professor Sawalha with two members of the Governing Board in Nablus

American Friends of PHF
  • Peter Titelman, Chair, Northampton, MA, petertitelman@gmail.com
  • Katharine Baker, Northampton, MA, bakerkg@comcast.net
  • Sherrill Hogen, Conway, MA, Hogen@gmail.com
  • Fran Miller, Brooklyn, NY, miller@gmail.com
  • Gay Harter, Cambridge, MA, asharter@verizon.net
  • Clare Sheridan, cmsheridan@verizon.net
  • Sarah Sills, sarah.sills@gmail.com
The American Friends of PHF (AFPHF) ADVISORY BOARD
  • Lois Jewel Barber, MA, Co-creator and Executive Director of Earth Action (www.earthaction.org) and 2020 Vision
  • Cynthia E. Cohen, PhD, Director of the Program in Peace Building and the Arts, Brandeis University (www.brandeis.edu/ethics/about/bios/ccohen.html)
  • Dean Cycon, Founder and Owner of Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee Company, Orange, MA; Winner of the Nobel Prize for Business, 2013 (www.deansbeans.com)
  • Elliot Fratkin, PhD, Professor of Anthropology, Gwendolen Carter Professor of African Studies, Smith College (www.smith.edu/anthro/faculty_fratkin.php)
  • Sut Jhally, PhD, Professor of Communications, University of Massachusetts, Founder and Director of the Media Education Foundation, Northampton, MA (www.sutjhally.com)
  • Michel Moushabeck, Founder and Owner, Interlink Publishing Company in Northampton, MA, and the Layaali Arabic Music Ensemble (www.interlinkbooks.com)