Faculty

Najeeba Syeed

Lecturer/Adjunct Faculty


EDUCATION

B.S., Guilford College, 1995
J.D., 2000 Maurer School of Law, Indiana University-Bloomington, 2000

BIOGRAPHY

Najeeba is the first Director of the LA Workers Center Network. She has been a professor, expert practitioner and public speaker for the last two decades in the fields of conflict resolution, interfaith studies, mediation, education, deliberative democracy, social, gender and racial equity. She is currently working on establishing the Center for Healing Justice and Spirituality.

In Jan of 2022 she was appointed to the position of Visiting Professor of Interreligious Education and Social Justice at the Starr King School for the Ministry. In 2021 she served as Chief of Staff to Councilmember Nithya Raman, the first Asian American woman elected Los Angeles City Council to assist her with the set up of her office, hiring, strategic planning, legislative and communications strategies. For the fall of 2020 she was Associate Professor of Muslim and Interreligious Studies at Chicago Theological Seminary teaching three courses on management, indigenous religious movements and interfaith leadership.

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