Refereed articles in peer-reviewed journals

Tesdell, Omar, Yusra Othman, Yara Dowani, Samir Khraishi, Saher Alkhoury, Mary Deeik, Aubrey Streit Krug, Brandon Schlautman, David Van Tassel. 2020. Envisioning Perennial Agroecosystems in Palestine. Journal of Arid Environments, Volume 175.

Tesdell, Omar; Othman, Yusra; and Saher Khoury. 2018. Rainfed Agroecosystem Resilience in the Palestinian West Bank, 1918-2017. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Other publications

June 2018. Tesdell, Omar Imseeh (Editor), Amna Othman, Yusra Othman, Yara Dowani, Renad Shqeirat, Yara Bamieh, Elizabeth Tesdell, Saher Khouri. Palestinian Wild Food Plants. Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah. Arabic-English. ISBN 978-9950-385-72-6.  Available for download from on Non-Commercial Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).

Spring 2018. Tesdell, Omar. Planting Roots, Claiming Space. NACLA Report on the Americas, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 66-71. DOI:

Spring 2017. Tesdell, Omar and Issa, Iyad. Balou as residual space: on the relation of landform and sociality in Palestine. Jerusalem Quarterly, Issue 69, pp. 107-199. Link to article

Academic Presentations
Birzeit University, Birzeit, August 2019
University of Wisconsin, Madison, July 2019
Lund University, Lund, Sweden, May 2019
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, February 2019
Brown University, Providence, RI, March 2018
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN, August 2017
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, March 2017
A.M. Qattan Foundation, Ramallah, Palestine, May 2016