Dr. Alexander Abdennur


ALEXANDER ABDENNUR is currently an educational and cognitive training consultant. He worked for fifteen years with Canadian federal ministries as a researcher in criminal justice and taught at the University of Ottawa and at several universities in the Middle East. Dr. Abdennur has developed several cognitive training programs, and his research is published in many professional journals. He was born in Lebanon and emigrated to Canada in 1967 after receiving a BA in philosophy from the American University of Beirut. He holds an MA in Criminology and PhD in Education from the University of Ottawa.  His current research interests are thinking styles, cultural epistemology, and camouflaged aggression in complex systems. His books include:  The Conflict Resolution Syndrome (1987), University of Ottawa Press, Canada. The Arab Mind: Ontology of Abstraction and Concreteness (2nd Ed.) (2014): Kogna, Canada.  Camouflaged Aggression in Organizations: A Bimodal Theory (2020), University of Alberta Press, Canada.