Biography

Dr. Jihad Abdallah was born in Nablus, Palestine in 1969. He had an undergraduate education in agricultural sciences. He earned a Ph. D. degree in Animal Breeding and Statistics from North Carolina State University (USA) in 2001. He worked as a researcher at the Institut National de Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Toulouse, France from 2001 to 2006. Currently, Dr. Abdallah is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Agriculture at An-najah National University, Nablus, Palestine. He has been working at An-najah University as a faculty member since 2007 where he taught several courses and held important administrative positions including the Head of department of Animal Production (2008-2012, 2017-present), and the Coordinator of the Master Program in Animal Production (2009-2012. He had a major role in the creation of the Joint Master Program in Nutrition and Food Technology with the University of Naples (Italy) where he was the coordinator of the program at An-najah University (2015-2016). During his research-academic career, Dr. Abdallah co-authored more than 25 publications in the fields of animal science, breeding & genetics, statistical genetics, and health sciences.

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Education
Institution
North Carolina State University
Country
United States of America
Degree
PhD
Faculty
School of Graduate Studies
Department
Animal Science
Thesis
Studies on Genetic Evaluations of Dairy Bulls
Speciality
Animal Sciences
Sub speciality
Animal Breeding and Statistics
Duration
1998 - 2001
Institution
North Carolina State University
Country
United States of America
Degree
MSc
Faculty
School of Graduate Studies
Department
Animal Science
Thesis
Genetic Parameters and Genetic Trends in North Carolina Experimental Dairy Herds
Speciality
Animal Science
Sub speciality
Animal Breeding
Duration
1998 - 1998
Institution
NNU
Country
Palestine
Degree
BSc
Faculty
Agriculture
Department
Animal Production & Health
Thesis
study of Poultry Farms in Northern West Bank
Speciality
Animal Production
Sub speciality
Duration
1989 - 1994
Institution
المدرسة الاسلامية الثانوية
Country
Palestine
Degree
High School
Faculty
Department
Thesis
Speciality
Sub speciality
Duration
1985 - 1987
Employment History
Country
France
Institution
INRA
Position/Job Description
Researcher
Period
Nov. 1, 2001 - June 30, 2006
Country
Palestine
Institution
An-najah National University
Position/Job Description
Associate Professor
Period
Aug. 16, 2007 - Until Now
Publications