Adam Shapiro

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Adam Shapiro "is an organizer with the International Solidarity Movement, which promotes and organizes nonviolent direct action in Palestine. Adam is currently a Ph.D. candidate in International Relations at American University in Washington, DC, and holds an MA in Arab Studies from Georgetown University and an MA in Politics from New York University. Adam has worked for Seeds of Peace, The Field Museum and as a consultant with Civic Forum - a Jerusalem-based Palestinian NGO. He was nominated in 2002 for The Nation/Puffin Foundation Prize and the Oscar Romero Award for Leadership and Service to Human Rights. In recognition of his work in Palestine, Adam was named an Honorary Veteran for Peace by the national Veterans for Peace organization in May 2002, and serves on the Board of Directors of two non-governmental organizations – Partners for Peace and KinderUSA." [1]

His wife is Huwaida Arraf.

Resources and articles


  1. About Baghdad, Cinema East, accessed July 19, 2007.