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Research & Publications

Research Areas | Publications | Publications in Progress

Research Areas

Peace and conflict studies, socio-cultural anthropology, anthropology of policy, humanitarianism, critical development studies, gender and sexuality, human security, social movements, Middle East/North African studies, Israel/Palestine, religious studies, Quaker studies

Publications

Books
Forthcoming 
2020
Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique
Stanford University Press
Forthcoming 
2020
The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians
(co-authored with Katharina Galor)
Duke University Press
Forthcoming  Paradoxes of Humanitarianism: The Social Life of Aid in the Palestinian Territories
Stanford University Press (Anthropology of Policy Series)
Articles
2019 "Complicity, Dissent, and the Palestinian Intellectual,” in Comparative Literature and Culture, Volume 21, Issue 3
2016 ““Even War has Rules”: On Medical Neutrality and Legitimate Non-violence,” (co-authored with Adia Benton) in Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry, Volume 40, Issue 2
2015 “Reciprocal Solidarity: Where the Black and Palestinian Queer Struggles Meet,” (co-authored with Darnell Moore) in Biography, Volume 3, Issue 2 
Special Issues
2016 “The Clinic in Crisis: Medicine and Politics in the Context of Social Upheaval," (co-edited with Adia Benton) in Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry, Volume 40, Issue 2
Other Publications
Forthcoming
2020
“Overseas Research for Queer People,” (co-authored with Maura Finkelstein, Christopher Golden, and Morgan Tingley) in Overseas Research III: A Practical Guide, Routledge
2018 “On Palestinian Studies and Queer Theory,” (roundtable contribution) in “Queering Palestine,” edited by Leila Farsakh, Rhoda Kanaaneh, and Sherene Seikaly, Journal of Palestine Studies, Volume 47, Issue 3
2016 “Our Country Lives In Us,” in On Being Palestinian, edited by Yasir Suleiman, Edinburgh University Press
Book Reviews
Forthcoming Review of The Holocaust and the Nakba: A New Grammar of Trauma and History (in Arab Studies Quarterly
2019 Review of Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics (in American Ethnologist)
2019 Review of Rising Powers and the Arab-Israeli Conflict Since 1947 (in Journal of Palestine Studies)
2019 Review of Space and Mobility in Palestine (in International Journal of Middle East Studies)
2019 Review of Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil, and Israel (co-authored with Talia Shiff and Gokce Yurdakul in Contemporary Sociological Review)
2019 Review of Transforming the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: From Mutual Negation to Reconciliation (in Journal for Palestine Studies)
2018 Review of Occupied Lives: Maintaining Integrity in a Palestinian Refugee Camp in the West Bank (in Conflict and Society)
2018 Review of Sustaining Conflict: Apathy and Domination in Israel-Palestine (in The Middle East Journal)
2018 Review of Muslim/Arab Mediation and Conflict Resolution: Understanding Sulha (in Journal of Islamic Studies)
2017 Review of Arabic Thought beyond the Liberal Age: Towards an Intellectual History of the Nahda (in Arab Studies Quarterly)

Publications in Progress

  • “Engaging or Disengaging Conflict: Curating Jerusalem Exhibitions” (co-submitted with Katharina Galor and under review at Conflict and Society)
  • “Tracing Global Queer Solidarity with Palestine: On Genet, Hocquenghem, and Audeh” (under review at Journal of Middle East Women's Studies)
  • “Queer Imaginaries and the Re-Making of the Modern Middle East” (collaboration with Phillip Ayoub)
  • “Can the Subaltern Quaker Speak?: Alienation and Belonging Among Black and Palestinian Friends”