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About Arab American Encyclopedia-USA - Hasan Yahya

HASAN YAHYA was born at a small village called Majdal-YaFa (Majdal Sadiq) in Mandate Palestine (1944). He migrated as a refugee to Mes-ha, a village east of Kufr Qasim, west of Nablus (in the West Bank), then moved with his family to Zarka, 25 km north of Amman – Jordan. He finished the high school at Zarka Secondary School, 1963. He was appointed as a teacher in the same year. Studied Law first at Damascus University, then B.A from Lebanon University in Arabic literature and Eastern Cultures (1975). He moved to Kuwait. Where he got married in 1967. He was working at Kuwait Television, taught at bilingual School, and Kuwait University. In 1982, Hasan left to the United States to continue his education at Michigan State University. He got the Master Degree in 1983, the Ph.D degree in 1988 in Education (Psychology of Administration ). In 1991, He obtained his post degree in Social research, the result was a second Ph.D degree in Comparative sociology-Social Psychology. He was the only Arab student who enrolled ever to pursue two simultaneous Ph.D programs from Michigan State University and fulfill their requirements perfectly. Professor Yahya employment history began as a supervisor of a joint project to rehabilitate Youth (inmates out of prison) by Michigan State University and Intermediate School Districts. Worked also as a Teacher Assistant and lecturer in the same university. He was offered a position at Lansing Community College as well as Jackson Community College where he was assistant professor, then associate professor, then full professor (1991-2006). He taught Sociology, psychology, education, criminology and research methods. He supervised 19 Master and Ph.D candidates on various personal, economic psychological and social development topics. Professor Yahya published Hundreds (1000 Plus on this site) of articles and research reports in local, regional, and international journals. His interest covers local, regional and global conflicts. He also authored, translated, edited and published over 280 plus books in several languages, in almost all fields especial education, sociology and psychology. These books can be found on Amazon and Kindle. He also, was a visiting professor at Eastern Michigan University to give Research Methods and Conflict Management courses. Prof. Yahya accepted an offer to join Zayed University Faculty Team in 1998, then he served as the Head of Education and Psychology Department at Ajman University of Science and Technology 2001-04. Dr. Yahya established several institutes in Diaspora, the Arab American Encyclopedia, Ihyaa al Turath al Arabi Project, (Revival of Arab Heritage in Diaspora.Recently he was nominated for honorary committee member for the Union of Arab and Muslim Writers in America. He was affiliated with sociological associations and was a member of the Association of Muslim Social Scientists (AMSS) at USA. Social Activities and Community Participation: Dr. Yahya was a national figure on Diversity and Islamic Issues in the United States, with special attention to Race Relations and Psychology of Assimilation (generations 1,2 &3). He was invited as a public speaker to many TV shows and interviews in many countries. His philosophy includes enhancing knowledge to appreciate the others, and to compromise with others in order to live peacefully with others. This philosophy was the backgrounds of his theory, called “ Theory C. of Conflict Management”. And developed later to a Science of Cultural Normalization under the title: “Crescentology. The results of such theory will lead to world peace depends on a global Knowledge, Understanding, appreciation, and Compromising (KUAC)” Recently Prof. Yahya started "Publish your book FREE Project", to serve young Arab Writers. Dr. Yahya accepted the offer to be the chief editor of the International Humanities Studies Journal -I-H-S-Jerusalem, since July 2014. (Revised Sept. 2014) ولد الدكتور حسن عبدالقادر يحيى في مجدل يابا من أعمال يافا – فلسطين عام 1944. تلقى علومه الابتدائية في مدرسة بديا الأميرية في الضفة الغربية أيام احتوائها ضمن المملكة الأدردنية الهاشمية وتخرج في جامعة بيروت حاملاً الإجازة في اللغة العربية وآدابها، ودبلوم التأهيل التربوي من كلية القديس يوسف بلبنان، ودبلوم الدراسات العليا (الماجستير) ودكتوراة في الإدارة التربوية من جامعة ولاية ميشيغان بالولايات المتحدة عام 1988، وشهادة الدكتوراه في علم الاجتماع المقارن من الجامعة نفسها عام 1991. عمل في التدريس والصحافة الأدبية. أديب وشاعر وقاص ، ,كما عمل في تلفزيون الكويت الرسمي كمعد ومنسق برامج ثم اتجه إلى الكتابة والتأليف في علوم كثيرة تخص علمي النفس والاجتماع والتنمية البشرية ، والتغير الاجتماعي والسكان وألف ونشر العديد من المقالات (1000 +) والكتب باللغتين العربية والإنجليزية (أكثر من 330 كتابا) ، منها ست مجموعات قصصية وست كتب للأطفال ، وأربع دواوين شعرية باللغتين أيضا. وعدد من كتب التراث في الشعر والأدب والأخلاق الإسلامية والتربية والأديان . وهو الآن أستاذ متقاعد في جامعة ولاية ميشيغان. . وكان عضوا سابقا في جمعية العلماء المسلمين في أمريكا . وجمعية علماء الاجتماع الأمريكية - ميشيغان، وهو مؤسس الموسوعة العربية الأمريكية في الولايات المتحدة ضمن مشروع إحياء التراث العربي في بلاد المهجرز كما تم ترشيحه مؤخرا ليكون عضو مجلس التحرير لمجلة الدراسات الإنسانية العالمية. وقد قبل أن يتسلم رئاسة تحريرها اعتبارا من نهاية يونيو 2014 His email: askdryahya@yahoo.com Thank you!

Science, Optimism and Pesemism علاقة مستويات التوتر بالشخصية المتفا ئلة والشخصية المتشائمة

Relations between Stress Levels and Personality Optimism and Pessimism Hasan A. Yahya, Ph.Ds علاقة مستويات التوتر بالشخصية المتفا ئلة والشخصية المتشائمة أو  = العلم والتفاؤل والتشاؤم الدكتور حسن يحيى دكتوراة في علم الاجتماع النفسي ودكتوراة في الإدارة التربوية – من … Continue reading

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تقديم سلسلة كتب إحياء التراث العربي في المهجر

Introduction to Revival of Arab Heritage in Diaspora Book Series  تقديم سلسلة إحياء التراث العربي في المهجر وعددها 330 كتابا للدكتور حسن يحيى بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم لقد تعرض أبناء هذا الجيل لسيل طاغ وموجات متلاحقة من السموم الفكرية ، … Continue reading

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جبران في واد والهم العربي في زمنه في واد آخر – Gibran and the Arab Affairs

جبران في واد والهم العربي في زمنه في واد آخر Hasan Yahya, Phd, Historicist and Sociologist لم أجد عند – الفيلسوف والمفكر العالمي – جبران أي ذكر في كتاباته لمؤتمر سان ريمو الذي انعقد في عام 1924. ولا عن اتفاق … Continue reading

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نظرة على تاريخ العرب المعاصر Modern Arab History

نظرة على تاريخ العرب المعاصر Modern Arab History Posted by Hasan Yahya, Phd, Historicist and Sociologist دراسة التاريخ تختلف من مؤرخ لآخر ، فمؤرخي حامل السوط يختلفون عن مؤرخي متلقي ضربات السوط، وإن كانت هناك عوامل مشتركة أحيانا بينهما حسب … Continue reading

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Two Minutes with Dr. Yahya: Thank You, Israel! -دقيقتان مع الدكتور يحيى : شكرا ، إسرائيل

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Flags: The (Hash Brown) Arab States No Wolves…No SheepOne State like LebanonMay be the Ultimate Solution. Two Minutes with Dr. Yahya: Thank You, Israel! دقيقتان مع الدكتور يحيى : شكرا ، إسرائيل Philosophy of…

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Muhammad (pbuh) Miracle is ONLY the Qur’an?

Does Muhammad (pbuh) have miracles other than the Qur’an? The value of Muhammad as messenger and prophet is well established in Qur’an and Islamic beliefs. In recent years, however, the dead thinking of some Muslim fanatics, have shaming Islam and contribute … Continue reading

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Contradictions Between Religions, Islam Christianity and Judaism

Contradictions Between Religions Posted by Hasan Yahya, Ph.Ds. Professor of Comparative Sociology March 25,2015 Historically, Judaism begins with Abraham, the father of Judaism and Islam as well. Christianity broke off from Judaism with the belief of Jesus of Nazareth being … Continue reading

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International Humanities Studies Journal- IHS Call for Papers

         International Humanities Studies-IHS Call for papers (Volume 2, Issue 2)  The International Humanities Studies (ISSN 2311 7796) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology,  communication studies, criminology, cross-cultural studies, development studies, economics, education, … Continue reading

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Deviance Concepts

Deviance Concepts Hasan Yahya Control theory: A theory of cultural or self control as internal and external control of self and behavior. Crime: an act of deviation from cultural norms. Criminal Justice system: consists of three components: police, courts and … Continue reading

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Theories of Deviance Behavior in Sociology

Theories of Deviance Behavior in Sociology Introduction Too many sources describe Deviance theories. in this article we bring the subject from various encyclopedic sources written by professionals about the topic. Since its inception as a discipline, sociology has studied the … Continue reading

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