Dr. Moshe Terdiman
Dr. Moshe Terdiman is a Middle Eastern studies scholar, who is an expert on Islam in Africa and the Caribbean Basin, Islamic social issues, Islam and the environment, environmental issues throughout the Arab and Muslim world, and interfaith environmental cooperation.
Currently, Dr. Terdiman is the director of Green Compass Research (http://gc-research.org/), an organization dealing with environmental issues throughout the Arab and Muslim world, Islam and the environment, and interfaith environmental cooperation. He is also an adjunct lecturer in the Program of Conflict Resolution at the Ben Gurion University. In addition, he is a research fellow in the Ezri Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies in the University of Haifa.
Between the years 2005 – 2008, Dr. Terdiman was the director of the Islam in Africa Project and a research fellow in PRISM, the Project for the Research of Islamist Movements, directed by Dr. Reuven Paz. In 2010, Dr. Terdiman opened three years ago a blog which deals with Islam in Africa (http://islaminafrica.wordpress.com/), which includes a lot of data about Islam in Africa.
Dr. Terdiman has published a lot of articles on Islam in Africa as well as on environmental issues in the Arab and Muslim world.
Dr. Terdiman is the founder and director of RIMA.