Dr. Khatib is a visiting assistant professor in the Conflict Management and Humanitarian Action program at Doha Institute. He completed his PhD in political science in 2018 at Humboldt University of Berlin. His PhD is about the relationship identity perception and reconciliation in the context of the Arab-Israeli conflict. In 2018-19 he did his postdoctoral research in Middle East studies at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies, University of Oxford. In 2019-2020 Dr. Khatib was a fellow at the center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University. Dr. Khatib has founded at Harvard a research group called Palestine/Israel forum. He also published articles in various journals including Journal of Peace Research, International Journal of Conflict Management, and Citizenship Studies.