- Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the Claims of Memory. Ed. With A. Saa'di (New York: Columbia University Press, 2007) Scholarly Articles
- "Pushing at the Door: My Father's Political Education, and Mine". In Seeking Palestine: New Palestinian Writing on Exile and Home, ed. Penny Johnson and Reja Shehadeh. Delhi, India (2012): Women Unlimited, pp. 43-61.
- Transnational Politics and Feminist Inquiries in the Middle East: An Interview with Professor Lila Abu-Lughod. Basuli Deb. Postcolonial Text. Vol 7, No 1 (2012).
- Foreword to R. Kanaaneh and I. Nuseir, eds., Displaced at Home: Ethnicity and Gender Among Palestinians in Israel (Albany: SUNY Press, 2010), ix-xiii
- ‘The Active Social Life of “Muslim Women’s Rights”: A Plea for Ethnography, not Polemic, with Cases from Egypt and Palestine,’ Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, 6:1 (Winter 2010), 1-45.
- ‘Return to Half-Ruins: Memory, Postmemory, and Living History in Palestine,’ in L. Abu-Lughod and A. Sa’di, eds., Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the Claims of Memory (New York: Columbia University Press, 2007), 77-103. Abridged and reprinted as ‘Return to Half-Ruins: Fathers and Daughters, Memory and History in Palestine,’ in M. Hirsch and N. Miller, eds., Rites of Return (New York: Columbia University Press, 2011)
- ‘About Politics, Palestine, and Friendship: A Letter to Edward from Egypt,’ Critical Inquiry 31:2 (Winter 2005), 381-88
- ‘The Adjacent Art of Documentary: A Palestinian Film Festival,’ American Anthropologist, 106:1 (March 2004), 150-1
- ‘Our Blood will Plant its Olive Tree,’ foreword to J. Varner Gunn, Second Life: A West Bank Memoir (University of Minnesota Press, 1995)
- The Geneological Science: The Search for Jewish Origins and the Politics of Epistemology (Chicago: Chicago UP, 2012)
- Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society (University of Chicago Press, 2002) Recent Articles
- "Racial Palestinianization and the Janus-Faced Nature of the Israeli State" Patterns of Prejudice 44:1 (2010), 27-41
- ‘Edward Said and the Political Present,’ American Ethnologist 32:4 (2005), 538-555
- ‘Producing (Arti)Facts: Archaeology and Power during the British Mandate of Palestine’, Israel Studies 7:2 (Summer 2002), 33-61.
- ‘Translating Truths: Nationalism, Archaeological Practice and the Remaking of Past and Present in Contemporary Jerusalem,’ American Ethnologist 25:2 (1998), 166-188.
- The Palestinian Novel: From 1948 to the Present Forthcoming from Cambbridge University Press Recent Articles
- "Palestinian Trajectories: Novel and Politics since 1948", Modern Language Quarterly 75:4 (December 2014)
- "Palestinian Actualities", Race & Class 54:3 (Spring 2013), 87-96.
- ‘Israel in the US Empire,’ in E. Boehmer and S. Morton, eds., Terror and the Postcolonial: A concise companion (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)
- ‘Israel’s Colonial Siege and the Palestinians,’ Socialist Register 44 (2008), 101-120
- ‘Towards liberation: Michel Khleifi's Ma’loul and Canticle,’ in H. Dabashi, ed., Dreams of a Nation: Palestinian Cinema (London: Verso, 2006)
- Semites: Race, Religion, Literature (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008)
- The Jew, the Arab. A History of the Enemy (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002) Recent Articles
- "Review: Unsettling Gaza: Secular Liberalism, Radical Religion, and the Israeli Settlement Project." Journal of Palestine Studies 41 (Summer 2015) 84-85
- Ed., Dreams of a Nation: Palestinian Cinema (London: Verso, 2006)
- ‘Paradise Delayed: With Hany Abu-Assad in Palestine,’ Third Text, Critical Perspective on Contemporary Art and Culture, Cinema in Muslim Societies, Special Issue, 102, 24:1 (January 2010)
- ‘In praise of frivolity: on the cinema of Elia Suleiman,’ in H. Dabashi, ed., Dreams of a Nation: Palestinian Cinema (London: Verso, 2006)
- ‘The Nakba at 60, Silence and the Limits of Commemorative Representation’ (forthcoming in edited volume)
- ‘The Israeli Prison as Palestinian University – Israeli Prisons, Palestinian Prisons’ in Bulletin of the Council for British Research in the Levant 2010 (forthcoming November 2010)
- ‘Terrorisme et justice de transition dans les territoires palestiniens occupés: des concepts mutuellement exclusifs?’ in International Studies Journal 24, 6:4 (Spring 2010), 135-70
- ‘1948 After Oslo. Memory, truth and reconciliation in Palestine,’ in S. Haugbolle and A. Hastrup, eds., The Politics of Violence, Truth and Reconciliation in the Arab Middle East (London: Routledge, 2008), 151-70
- Historicity and the nakba commemorations of 1998 (Florence, Italy: European University Institute Working Papers, 2005)
- ‘The “Quiet Deportation” Revisited. Family Unification in the Occupied Palestinian Territories,’ in Waiting for Justice: Al-Haq 25th Anniversary Report (Ramallah: al-Haq, 2005), 201-224
- with P. Lagerquist, ‘“Après Nous, Nous”: Covering the Colonial Retreat,’ Middle East Report online, 17 May 2005
- Birthing the Nation: Strategies of Palestinian Women in Israel (Berkeley: University of California, 2002)
- Surrounded: Palestinian Soldiers in the Israeli Military. (Stanford, Stanford University Press, 2009)
- Ed. with Isis Nusair, Dsiplaced at Home: Ethnicity and Gender Among Palestinians in Israel. (Albany: SUNY, 2010)
- Brokers of Deceit: How the US has Undermined Peace in the Middle East (Boston: Beacon Press, 2014)
- The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood (Boston: Beacon Press, 2006)
- Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness (New York: Columbia University Press, 1997)
- et al, ed., The Origins of Arab Nationalism (New York: Columbia University Press, 1991)
- Under Siege: P.L.O. Decision-making during the 1982 War (New York: Columbia University Press, 1985)
- and C. Mansour, eds., Palestine and the Gulf (Beirut: Institute for Palestine Studies, 1982)
- British Policy towards Syria and Palestine 1906-1914 (Oxford: Ithaca Press, 1980) Recent Scholarly Articles
- "International Law and Legitimacy and the Palestine Question."Hastings International and Comparative Law Journal 30:2 (Winter 2007), 173-180
- "The United States and Palestine." In The Future of Palestine and Israel: From Colonial Roots to Post-Colonial Realities Edited by Aslam Farouk-Alli. Midrand, South Africa: Institute for Global Dialogue, and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 2007.
- "Edward Said and Palestine: Balancing the Academic and the Political, the Public and the Private." In Waiting for the Barbarians: A Tribute to Edward Said. pp.44-52. Edited by Muge Sokmen and Basak Ertur. London: Verso, 2008.
- "Anti-Zionism, Arabism and Palestinian Identity: Isa al-Isa and Filastin." In Configuring Identity in the Modern Arab East pp.83-96. Edited by Samir Seikaly. Beirut: American University of Beirut Press, 2009.
- "The Treatment of the Palestine Question in Anglo-American Works since 1948." Majallat al-Dirasat al-Filistiniyya 21, 84 (2010) 42-53 [Arabic].
- "Jerusalem: The history of the future." In al-Quds: Tarikh al-mustaqbal [Jerusalem: History of the Future], xi-xviii. Edited by Issam Nassar. Ramallah: Institute for Palestine Studies, 2010.
- "1948 and after in Palestine: Universal Themes?" Critical Inquiry 40:4 (Summer, 2014)
Herbert Lehman Professor of Government and Professor of Anthropology
- Good Muslim, Bad Muslim: America, the Cold War and the Roots of Terror (New York: Pantheon, 2004)
- “The Politics of Culture Talk in the Contemporary War on Terror,” Indian Journal of Politics, 43:2 (June 2009)
- ‘Good Muslim, Bad Muslim: A Political Perspective on Culture and Terrorism,’ in E. Hershberg and K. W. Moore, eds., Critical Views of September 11: Analyses from Around the World (New York: The New Press, 2002)
- ‘Contemporary Political Terror: Its Origins in the Late Cold War,” Guild Practioner 62:1 (Winter 2005)
- ‘Culture Talk: Six Debates That Shape the Discourse on ‘Good’ Muslims,’ American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, 22:3 (Summer 2005)
- ‘The Secular Roots of Radical Political Islam,’ Turkish Policy Quarterly, 4:2 (Summer 2005)
- ‘Good Muslim, Bad Muslim: America, The Cold War and the Origins of Terror,’ India International Centre Quarterly, 32:1 (Summer 2005)
- ‘Good Muslim, Bad Muslim: Post-Apartheid Perspectives on America and Israel,’ 2003 APLA Distinguished Lecture, Political and Legal Anthropology Review, 27:1 (2004)
- With Gyan Prakash and Ella Shohat, ‘Introduction: Palestine in a Transnational Context,’ Social Text 75, 21:2, Summer 2003, 1-5
Visiting Professor, Middle East Institute
- Year of the Locust: A Soldier’s Diary and the Erasure of Palestine’s Ottoman Past (forthcoming, University of California Press, 2011)
- Ihsan's War: The Intimate Life of an Ottoman Soldier (Beirut: Institute for Palestine Studies, 2008)
- The Mountain Against the Sea (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008)
- and I. Nassar, eds., Biography and Social History of Bilad al Sham (Beirut: Institute for Palestine Studies, 2007)
- and I. Nassar, eds., Pilgrims, Lepers, and Stuffed Cabbage: Essays on Jerusalem's Cultural History (Al-Bireh: Institute of Jerusalem Studies, 2005)
- ed., Essays on the Cultural History of Ottoman and Mandate Jerusalem (Al-Bireh: Institute of Jerusalem Studies, 2005)
- and E. Zureik, Reinterpreting the Historical Record. The uses of refugee archives for social science research and policy analysis (Jerusalem: Institute of Jerusalem Studies, 2001)
- ‘Kissing Cousins. A Cautionary Note on People-to-People Projects,’ Palestine-Israel Journal 12/13:4/1 (2005), 16-18
- ‘A Miserable Year in Brooklyn. Khalil Sakakini in America 1907-08,’ Jerusalem Quarterly File 17 (February 2003), 19-40
Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science, Anthropology and Institute for Research on Women and Gender
Books and Edited Volumes
Nadia Abu el-Haj
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Barnard College
Books and Edited Volumes
Lecuterer in Post-Colonial Literature, University of Kent
Books and Edited Volumes
Associate Professor, Religion and MESAAS
Books and Edited Volumes
Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature
Thomas JW Hill
Postdoctoral Fellow, Committee on Global Thought/Lecturer, History
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, History and MESAAS