Mohammed Abu-Nimer is an associate professor "at the American University's School of International Service in International Peace and Conflict Resolution in Washington, DC, and Director of Peacebuilding and Development Institute, American University. Mohammed Abu-Nimer is an expert on conflict resolution and dialogue for peace. He has conducted research on conflict resolution and dialogue for peace among Palestinians and Jews in Israel; Israeli-Palestinian conflict; application of conflict resolution models in Muslim communities; interreligious conflict resolution training; interfaith dialogue; and evaluation of conflict resolution programs. As a practitioner, he has been intervening and conducting conflict resolution training workshops in many conflict areas around the world, including: Palestine, Israel, Egypt, Northern Ireland, Philippines (Mindanao), Sri Lanka, U.S., and other areas. He has published articles on these subjects in the Journal of Peace Research; Journal of Peace and Changes, American Journal of Economics and Sociology, and in various edited books. Abu-Nimer is the co-founder and co-editor of the new Journal of Peacebuilding and Development. In addition to his many accomplishments, he speaks Arabic, Hebrew and English." 
- Advisory Board, Coexistence Initiative
- Faculty Advisory Committee, Center for Democracy and Election Management
- Review Committee, Just Vision
- Staff Member, School of International Service: International Peace & Conflict Resolution
- Academic Council, Center for Global Peace
- International Advisor, Institute for Global Leadership 
- Editorial Board, Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research
- Modern Islamic Thought: Dynamic, Not Static. (Eds.) Said Abdul Aziz, Mohammed Abu-Nimer, and Meena Sharify-Funk. New York. Routledge Press. 2006. ContemporaryIslamDynamicNotStatic - Said book cover (new)
- Interfaith Peacebuilding and Dialogue in the Middle East: From Sacred to Political. Mohammed Abu-Nimer, Amal Khoury, and Emily Welty (under review by USIP).
- Nonviolence and Peacebuilding in Islamic: Theory and Practice. Gainesville, FL.: University Press of Florida, 2003.
- Positive Approaches for Peace. (Eds.) Cynthia Sampson. Mohammed Abu-Nimer. Claudia Liebler. Washington DC: PACT publications, 2003.
- Reconciliation, Coexistence, and Justice: Theory and Practice. (Ed.) New York: Rowman & Little Field, 2001.
- Traditions and Transitions in Israel Studies: (Books on Israel, Volume 6), edited by Laura Zittrain Eisenberg, Neil Caplan, Naomi B. Sokoloff and Mohammed Abu-Nimer. 2002.
- Dialogue, Conflict Resolution and Change: Arab-Jewish Encounters in Israel, SUNY Press, Spring 1999.
Editorial and advisory boards (past and current):
- Steering Executive committee for International Conference on Nonviolence (Nonviolence International)
- Advisory Board of Abraham’s Vision
- Board of Trustees of Israeli Palestinian Research and Information Center, (IPCRI) USA
- International Advisory Board for Palestinian Review Journal
- Advisory Review Board Just Vision: Middle Eastern Peace Initiative
- Advisory Board Educators for Social Responsibility
- Advisory Committee for Islamic Conflict Resolution Conference
- Member of Advisory Committee of Kumarian Press
- Executive Committee. Peace Studies Section. International Studies Association (ISA)
- United States Institute of Peace, review board for Peace Scholar dissertation fellowships
- Editorial board of OJPCR: The Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution.
- Reviewing board, Grant Program of the United States Institute for Peace (USIP)
- Member of the Advisory Committee for Middle East Network for Democracy (MEND)
- Board member of Center for Global Peace, American University, Washington DC
- Executive Committee of Peace Studies at International Association Studies (ISA)
- Co-Editor of Journal of Development and Peacebuilding (Co-Founder of the Journal)
- Board of Cantilevers: Building Bridges for Peace. A Quarterly International Magazine
- Board Member of the Association for Israeli Studies (AIS)
- Member of the Editorial Board of the Peace and Change Journal
- Co-Chair of the Section on University Peace Study Programs (COPRED)
- Co-Chair of Multicultural Network in Consortium For Peace, Research and Education- COPRED
- Board Member of the Middle East Task Force (METF)
- Editorial Board, International Journal of Transitional Justice 
- Morton Deutsch Award 2005
- United States Institute for Peace (USIP). Solicited. A research grant on Peacebuilding and Islam. 2001-2002
- Visiting Research Fellow, Henry Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace 1999-2000
- Fellowship from the American Research Center in Egypt, New York, 1996-97
- A "Peace Scholar" Award-USIP (United States Institute for Peace), Washington, D.C, September 1991-September 1992
- Fellowship from USIFE (United States-Israel Foundation for Education), Tel-Aviv, July 1989-July