May Hazaz

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Personal information

Title: 
Director, Professor

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Lebanese School of Social Work at the Saint - Joseph University
Postbox: 
11-5076
Address: 
Campus of Medical Sciences, Damascus Road
Landline: 
961 1 421221 & 961 1 421220
Fax: 
961 1 421026
Mobile phone: 
961 3 898132
Work email address: 
mhazaz@usj.edu.lb

Education

Doctorate degree, Social Work, 2006, Laval University, Canada (Québec).
Master’s degree, Social Service, 1984, Laval University, Canada (Québec).

Areas of Expertise

Social Sciences
Social Work
Pedagogy
Empowerment
Mediation
Ethics
Languages: 
French
English
Arabic

Work history

Director and Professor, 1998 – present, Saint-Joseph University, Lebanese School of Social Work.

Faculty member and researcher, 1980 – 1998, Saint-Joseph University, Lebanese School of Social Work.

Director of the journal Chroniques Socials, 1990 – present, Saint-Joseph University, Lebanese School of Social Work.

Social Worker, 1972 – 1979, Saint - Anthony Center, Beirut, Ashrafieh.

Honorary office and memberships

President and member of the National Association for Social Workers, 1995 – present.

Member of the Club des Vieux Sentiers, 1973 – present.

Vice-president of the Association Notre - Dame de l’Espérance, 2008 - 2009.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Matta, H., & Hazaz, M. (2009). L’insertion socioprofessionnelle de la personne ex-toxicomane au Liban: Perceptions, réalités et défis. [The socio-professional integration of a former drug addict person in Lebanon: Perceptions, realities and challenges]. Beirut: Saint-Joseph University.
  • Hazaz, M. (2008). Etude du processus d’empowerment dans un contexte de guerre : Cas de femmes libanaises [Study of the process of empowerment in the context of war: The case of Lebanese women]. Annales de Psychologie 24.
  • Hazaz, M., & Saad, M. (2004).Université et développement communautaire: Une unité d’approche dans la diversité des pratiques [University and community development: A unity in approach amidst a diversity of practice]. Beirut: Saint Joseph University.
  • Hazaz, M., & Amer, M. (2003).Les travailleurs sociaux: Acteurs de paix en contextes de guerre et de violence [Social workers: Agents of peace amidst war and violence]. Chroniques Sociales, 461.
  • Hazaz, M. (2000). The process of empowerment initiated by Lebanese displaced women. In K. Karamé, & T. Tryggestad (Eds.), Gender perspectives on peace and conflict studies. Oslo: International Peace Research Institute.
  • Hazaz, M. (1999). Les nouvelles alternatives de la formation des travailleurs sociaux – Le cas du Liban [New alternatives for the training of social workers - the case of Lebanon]. Travail Social et Société, 219-229.
Major achievements: 
  • Honor of Best Fellow from Laval University, 2006.

Awards and Distinctions

Winner of Best photo prize for (Lebanese Patrimoine) during the competition Photos about Lebanon, 1989.