Faisal Azaiza

Faisal Azaiza is a professor at the University of Haifa where he heads the School of Social Work, specializing in Jewish-Arab relations and the welfare, education and health of minority populations. He is also a member of the board of the International Association of Schools of Social Work IASSW.


Among his many public positions, he is chair of the Committee for Promoting Accessibility of Higher Education for the Arab Population, having previously served as head of the Haifa University’s Jewish-Arab Center and mayor of the municipality of Daburiyya. He has been extremely active in the establishment and management of welfare projects in the Arab sector and also founded Sikkuy, the Association for the Advancement of Civic Equality.