Jihad Kamal Othman holds a Master’s Degree in Sociology from University of Cincinnati. He is a Research/Teaching Assistant and PhD Sociology student at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. He taught various undergraduate courses from 2015 to 2019 in Salahaddin University at the Social Work Department. He also has worked with many NGOs in Iraq, including TDH-Italy, USAID, PFO and UNHCR in different projects on Human Rights, Education, Child Protection, Migration, IDPs and Refugees' Rights, Peace and Cohesion issues in multi ethnic & religious communities. He has published two papers on migration, health, gender and education.