Dr. Pamela Chrabieh (married Badine) is a Lebanese-Canadian visual artist, researcher, activist, writer, program manager, and consultant with extensive 20+ years of multidisciplinary and international experience in university teaching (2004-2021: Canada, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates), academic research (2001-present), visual arts and art direction/curation (1996-present), creative communications & content creation in the fields of education, international organizations/NGOs, arts & culture, humanities, and healthcare & bioethics (2001-present), as well as project and program management, training, and conference/workshop organization (1998-present).

Dr. Chrabieh holds a Higher Diploma in Fine Arts and Restoration of Icons (1999, Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts [ALBA], University of Balamand, Lebanon). She pursued her higher studies at the University of Montreal in Quebec – Canada: Minor in Religious Sciences (1999), MA in Theology, Religions, and Cultures (2001), Ph.D. in Theology-Sciences of Religions (2005), and held two Postdoctoral Fellowship positions financed by the Governments of Quebec and Canada from 2005 to 2008.

In addition, Dr. Chrabieh is certified in Digital Branding and Engagement, Business Communication, Deep Learning, Therapeutic Advanced Art Life Coaching, and Digital Healthcare/Medical Communication — Harvard Graduate School of Education, Rice University, Curtin University, The University of Queensland, Rochester Institute of Technology (2018-2020).

Dr. Chrabieh is the author of numerous publications — books, book chapters, academic papers, and online articles — in the fields of sciences of religions, theology, interreligious/intercultural dialogue, gender studies, youth studies, cultural studies, arts, etc. in French, Modern Standard Arabic, and English.

As a visual artist, Dr. Chrabieh exhibited her work in Canada, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, Hong Kong, China, Korea, the UK, the USA, and the metaverse.

As an activist, she has been a member of local/international NGOs and a member of executive committees and advisory/editorial boards of several organizations since 1995, and she founded an online movement of writers and artists focused on gender issues (Red Lips High Heels, 2012-2018).

Selected as one of the 100 most influential women in Lebanon (Women Leaders Directory 2013, Smart Center and Women in Front, Beirut) and ‘Most Exceptional Teaching Fellow’ in 2008 (University of Montreal), Dr. Chrabieh won several national and regional prizes in Canada (including Forces Avenir Université de Montréal, Forces Avenir Québec, Prix Lieutenant-Gouverneur du Québec). Her Peace Education ‘Diplomacy of the Dish’ activity was selected as one of the most innovative activities during the Innovation Week of the United Arab Emirates in 2015.

Since 2020, Dr. Chrabieh has been Program Manager for Dar al-Kalima University, and since 2023, President of Dar al-Kalima for Arts and Culture NGO in Lebanon.

Current Active Memberships:

President, Dar al-Kalima for Arts and Culture NGO, Lebanon
Founding Member & Program Manager, CAFCAW, Dar al-Kalima University
Advisory and Editorial Boards Member, Dar El-Machreq, Université Saint-Joseph
Editorial Board Member, Telos Magazine Western Asia North Africa

Previous Positions:

Communication Manager
Nicosia – Cyprus
2021 – 2023

NABAD Program Manager and Senior Researcher/Curriculum Developer
Dar al-Kalima University
Bethlehem- Palestine
2020 – 2022

Creative Communications Senior Consultant
Eastline Digital/SPRKL
Hazmieh – Lebanon
2018 – 2021

Owner and Managing Director
SPNC Learning & Communication Expertise
Beirut – Lebanon
2017 – 2021

Senior Scholar/Researcher
Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Canada, Germany, France, Palestine, United States, United Kingdom
2012 – 2021

University Professor (Part-time/Full-time)
– Lecturer, Université Saint Joseph (USJ), Notre Dame University (NDU), Holy Spirit University (USEK), Lebanese American University (LAU) – Lebanon: 2006-2021
-Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, American University in Dubai – United Arab Emirates: 2014-2018
– Lecturer, Université de Montréal (UdeM) – (QC-Canada): 2004-2006

Director of International Relations
Chaire de Recherche du Canada, Islam, Pluralisme et Globalisation, Faculté de Théologie et de Sciences des Religions, Université de Montréal (QC-Canada)
2007 – 2012

Associate Scholar/Researcher
France, Denmark, Lebanon, Canada
2007 – 2012

Postdoctoral Researcher
Faculté de Théologie et de Sciences des Religions, Université de Montréal (QC-Canada)
Ecole des Sciences Religieuses, Université Saint-Joseph, Beirut – Lebanon
2005 – 2008

Assistant Researcher
Faculté de Théologie et de Sciences des Religions, Université de Montréal (QC-Canada)
2001 – 2004

Restoration and Conservation of Icons Artist
Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts (ALBA), Balamand University – Lebanon
Chrabieh Art Studio, Jal-el-Dib – Lebanon
1997 – 2001

Previous Consultancy:

International Senior Consultant/Expert — Lebanon, Canada, Palestine, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, France, Denmark, Japan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Jordan
2001 – 2021

  • Jbail Capitale du Dialogue et de la Convivialité (J.C.D.C), Municipality of Jbeil-Byblos, Lebanon
  • Common Ground Research Networks – University of Illinois Research Park, USA
  • Brazilian Embassy in Beirut – Lebanon
  • Brazilian Foreign Service
  • SPNC – Lebanon (2012-2017)
  • Eastline Marketing – Lebanon
  • The Asian Conference on Education, Art Center of Kobe – Japan
  • Arab Youth and the Global Refugee Crisis Conference – UNHCR and American University in Dubai – United Arab Emirates
  • BRISMES Conference, British Society for Middle Eastern Studies – UK and American University in Dubai – United Arab Emirates
  • Réseau de recherche interdisciplinaire, Lebanon, a Nation and a Will, Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik (USEK) – Lebanon
  • Raoul-Dandurand Chair, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Montreal – Canada
  • Université à distance TELUQ, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Montreal – Canada
  • Arab Group for Muslim Christian Dialogue, Beirut – Lebanon
  • The Middle East Council of Churches
  • Institut National de l’Audio-Visuel (INAGLOBAL), Paris – France
  • Order Studies Research Group, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen – Denmark
  • Adyar, Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik (USEK) – Lebanon
  • Symposium Indonesia- Lebanon on Interreligious Dialogue, Embassy of Indonesia in Lebanon and Dar al Fatwa, Beirut – Lebanon
  • Symposium Breaking the Cycle: Civil Wars in Lebanon, Center for Lebanese Studies, Oxford University, Oxford- UK
  • A Journey of discovery, understanding and healing Workshop and Gathering, Garden of Forgiveness, Beirut – Lebanon
  • Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, University of Saskatchewan – Canada
  • Ministry of Higher Education, Quebec – Canada
  • Cheneliere Publications, Quebec – Canada
  • Centre d’études et de formation en enseignement supérieur (CEFES) and Faculté de Théologie et de Sciences des Religions, Université de Montréal, Montreal- Canada
  • Radio Ville-Marie, Montreal – Canada

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