Ibish attended Emerson College and earned a bachelor of science in mass communications in 1986.
Ibish was a founding member of the Progressive Muslim Union but later resigned.
Senior Fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine
Executive Director of the Hala Salaam Maksoud Foundation for Arab-American Leadership.
Communications Director for the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), 1998-2004
Vice-President of the National Coalition to Protect Political Freedom. 2001-2004
Washington Correspondent, Daily Star, Beirut
Teaching Assistant, African-American Studies Dept., UMass, Amherst. Afro-Am 236: History of the Civil Rights Movement, September 1996 - December 1997.
Editor, The Voice, Fall 1993 - Spring 1995; Spring 1997.
Graduate Intern, Bilingual Collegiate Program, UMass, Amherst, Sept. 1992 - May 1993. Career
Dedicated Service Award, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, 2004.
Best TV Spokesperson for the Arab Cause, the New York Press, 2003.
Arab-American of the Year, 2002, Arab-American Community Center for Economic and Social Services in Ohio (AACCESS, Ohio).
Hate Crimes and Discrimination against Arab Americans 1998-2000 (ADC, 2001) and *Sept. 11, 2001-Oct. 11, 2002 (ADC, 2003)
"At the Constitution's Edge: Arab Americans and Civil Liberties in the United States" in States of Confinement (St. Martin's Press, 2000), *"Anti-Arab Bias in American Policy and Discourse" in Race in 21st Century America (Michigan State University Press, 2001)
"Race and the War on Terror," in Race and Human Rights (Michigan State University Press, 2005) and Symptoms of Alienation: How Arab and American Media View Each Other" in "Arab Media in the Information Age (ECSSR, 2005).
"The Palestinian Right of Return" (ADC, 2001) and "The Media and the New Intifada" in The New Intifada (Verso, 2001).
Editor, Principles and Pragmatism (ATFP, 2006).
Numerous Op-eds in newspapers and magazines including the Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, Los Angeles Times, Arab American News, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Newsday, Lexington Herald Leader (Kentucky), The San Diego Union-Tribune, Milwaukee Journal, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, The Washington Post, Detroit Free Press, Dallas Morning News,The Record,Sunday Gazette-Mail, The Boston Globe, The Houston Chronicle, and The Nation. Invited Talks & Debates