Dima Mohammed is an argumentation scholar specialised in political argumentation, senior research fellow at the NOVA institute of philosophy, and adjunct professor of communication at the NOVA School of Social Science and Humanities, Portugal.
Dima’s research focuses on the complexities of public political arguments and the challenges these pose for understanding the strategic shape and the rationality of argumentative exchanges. With a focus on the discursive management of disagreement, her work covers a diversity of contexts: from Parliamentary debates (UK, EU and Portugal) and presidential speeches (USA), to social media and public discussions during the Arab Spring. Dima has lectured on political argumentation in several institutions in Portugal, Switzerland, Canada and Palestine.
Dima is founding member of the European Conference on Argumentation (ECA) and serves in the boards of of key academic associations and journals such as the Association for Informal Logic & Critical Thinking (AILACT), Journal of Argumentation in Context, Argumentation and Advocacy, among others.