Munir Bashshur

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​Biography

Born 1933; obtained BA and MA from the American University of Beirut (1956 and 1958 consecutively), and Ph.D. in Comparative Education, from the University of Chicago (1964). Joined the American University of Beirut as Assistant Professor in Education in 1964, and advanced in the ranks to Full Professor on Tenure in 1979.  Served as Chairperson of the Department of Education, and occupied various administrative positions in the same University in different years. Attended and participated in several conferences in various parts of the world, and shared in development activities in different Arab countries.  Published books, in Arabic: Education in Israel (1969), The Structure of the Educational System in Lebanon (1978),Trends in Arab Education (1982), Arab Education in the 21st Century (1995), together with several Articles in different Journals. Published also in English several articles in different journals, and a book: Higher Education in the Arab States (2004).

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