Rabab Abdulhadi, Ph.D.

Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas/Race and Resistance Studies, College of Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University. Phone (415) 405-2668; Fax: (415) 405-2573; Email: amed@sfsu.edu


2000                PhD, Department of Sociology, Yale University.

1998                M Phil, (Sociology) -Yale University.

1995                MA, (Sociology) - Yale University.

1994                B.A., Summa Cum Laude (Special Honors Curriculum; Sociology; Women’s Studies), Hunter College of the City University of New York.


Arab American Identity: Memory and Resistance

Gender and Modernity in Arab and Muslim Communities

Theories and Issues in Ethnic Studies

Palestine: Ethnic Studies Perspective

Gender, Identity and Society in the Middle East

Colonial Legacies, Post-Colonial Discourse: Perspectives on Resistance and Revolution

Introduction to AMED

Introduction to Arab and Arab American Feminisms


2014 “Contesting the Foreign/Domestic Divide: Arab Revolutions and American Studies”, in Shifting Borders: American in the Middle East/North Africa, edited by Alex Lubin, AUB Press http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas/casar/Conferences/IV/Documents/RababAbdulhadi....

2011 Arab and Arab American Feminisms: Gender, Violence and Belonging, Co-editor with Evelyn Alsultany and Nadine Naber (Syracuse)
2011 Where is Home? In Arab and Arab American Feminisms: Gender, Violence and Belonging (Syracuse), edited by Rabab Abdulhadi, Evelyn Alsultany, and Nadine Naber, winner of the 2012 National Arab American Book Award. http://www.syracuseuniversitypress.syr.edu/fall-2010/arab-arab.html 
2009 “Whose 1960s? Gender, Resistance and Liberation in Palestine,” in Karen Dubinsky, Catherine Krull, Susan Lord, Sean Mills and Scott Rutherford (eds.) New World Coming: The Sixties and the Shaping of Global Consciousness, Toronto: Between the Lines and New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.  http://books.google.com/books/about/New_world_coming.html?id=9eULAQAAMAAJ
2009 "Sexuality and the Social Order in Arab Muslim Communities" in Homosexuality and Islam, edited by Samar Habib. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger. http://www.abc-clio.com/product.aspx?isbn=0-313-37901-7
2005 “Teaching Gender and Sexuality in the Time of War.” Journal of Women’s History. Winter 2005.  Issue 17, No. 4, pp 154-158. http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/jowh/summary/v017/17.4abdulhadi.html http://www.academia.edu/1011372/Tread_Lightly_Teaching_Gender_and_Sexuality_in_Time_of_War

Gender, Nation, and Belonging: Arab and Arab American Feminist Perspectives. Editor (with Nadine Naber and Evelyn Alsultany), Special Issue of the MIT Electronic Journal of Middle East Studies. May/June 2005. 

2004 “Imagining Freedom, Justice, and Peace in the Age of Empire.” Peace Review, March 2004, Vol. 16, Issue 1; pg. 85, California State University. http://www.usfca.edu/artsci/peace_review/essays/

2004  “Activism and Exile: Constructing and Contesting Palestinianness” in Local Actions: Cultural Activism, Power, and Public Life in America, edited by Melissa Checker and Maggie Fishman, Columbia University Press. http://www.academia.edu/1115316/Activism_and_Exile_Palestinianness_and_the_Politics_of


2005 “Where is Home? Fragmented Lives, Border Crossing, and the Politics of Exile” In Fawzia Afzal-Khan, editor, Shattering the Stereotypes: Muslim-American Women Speak Out Post 9/11. Interlink Publishers. [Reprinted from Radical History Review]. http://books.google.com/books?id=-dsPAQAAMAAJ&q=In+Fawzia+Afzal-Khan,+editor,+shattering+the+Stereotypes:+Muslim-American+Women+Speak+Out+Post+9/11&dq=In+Fawzia+Afzal-Khan,+editor,+shattering+the+Stereotypes:+Muslim-American+Women+Speak+Out+Post+9/11&hl=en&sa=X&ei=UJQ7UsSDBeebigKT-4GYDQ&ved=0CC8Q6AEwAA

Policy Papers and Relevant Reports

2012 “Debating Palestine: Representation, Resistance and Liberation.” Policy Brief for Al-Shabaka, Palestinian Policy Network. [April 2012] http://alshabaka.org/sites/default/files/Abdulhadi_Commentary_EN_April%202012.pdf Also reprinted on www.Jadaliyya.com.

2012 "وجهه نظر تجاه الجدل الفلسطيني الدائر حول التمثيل والمقاومه والتحرير"- شبكه السياسات الفلسطينيه. نيسان    


2006 “Mid-Year Report:  Exchange Visit with Al Quds and Other Palestinian Universities, February 27 – March 9, 2006.”  Connecting Jerusalem and Dearborn: Developing Arab American and American Studies Curriculum. http://casl.umd.umich.edu/caas/PalestineReport6-15-2005.pdf                 


2016 “The Spirit of Bandung: Postcolonial Histories, Transnational Solidarities, and Cultures of Resistance”, a special issue of Radical History Review on the 60th anniversary of the first conference on the Non-Aligned Movement (exact timing is under negotiation with the Editorial Collective of RHR)

“Gendered Islamophobia, Racialization and Colonial Feminisms” –a Special Issue of the Islamophobia Studies Journal, Co-editor (commitment secured, abstracts received, screened and approved, articles due March 2, 2015; issue projected for spring 2016).

“Palestinian Politics, Resistance and Liberation” Journal of Palestine Studies,” (Arabic and English) Masarat Center Volume, Ramallah, Palestine (in press).

Revising Palestinian Feminist Narratives: Gender, Nation and Resistance in Palestine (manuscript under preparation, solicited by Duke University Press).

Palestine: Solidarity and Resistance-a co-edited anthology of essays and articles on critical issues and debates in Palestinian resistance and the international solidarity movement with justice for/in Palestine (possible publisher: Duke University Press).

Living Archives: Third World, Indigenous and anti-Colonial Queer and Feminist International Solidarities—a co-edited anthology of essays on the alliances between Indigenous and US women of color and their counterparts in the 3rd World. (CfP disseminated, abstracts received; volume projected for 2017).

 “Palestine, Race and the Black Radical Imaginary: Solidarity and Contradictions,” invited chapter in With Stones in Our Hands: Reflections on Racism, Muslims and Empire, co-edited by Junaid Rana and Sohail Daulatzai, University of Minnesota Press (under review for 2017).

“Shifting Imaginaries: Palestinian Refugees in Political and Social Discourses” (under revision)

2015 The New McCarthyism: Zionist Silencing and Palestinian Academics”, forthcoming essay in Righting Injustice: The Case for the Academic Boycott of Israel, co-edited by Bill Mullen and Ashley Dawson, Haymarket Books.

“Censored: Academic Freedom, Palestine and the First Amendment” a roundtable that also includes Hatem Bazian (UC-Berkeley), David Palumbo-Liu (Stanford) and Joanne Barker (American Indian Studies, SFSU), to be published by www.Jadaliyya.com, Summer 2015.