Born in Germany, Dr. Nivien Saleh divided her time growing up between Alexandria, Egypt (her father’s birthplace) and Baden-Württemberg, Germany (her mother’s birthplace).
Dr. Saleh received her Ph.D. in political science from American University in Washington D.C. and has written widely on the European Union’s trade policy, the politics and business environment of the Middle East, as well as global trade relations.
She has held teaching positions at American University (Washington, D.C.), Northern Arizona University, the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and Arizona State University.
Her first book Third World Citizens and the Information Technology Revolution was published in December 2010 by Palgrave McMillan, the academic imprint of McMillan Publishers. She consults with businesses and governments on a wide variety of topics related to international politics, global business culture, and information technology.
In addition Dr. Saleh is passionate about the health of both the world food production and delivery system and the seven billion of us whom that system sustains. She writes and comments on this subject in thoughtful and humorous articles on her website SweetOnion.Net.