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Areej Sabbagh-Khoury was the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Columbia Center for Palestine Studies, Fall 2015, Spring 2016. She is an associate researcher and the Academic Coordinator of the Political Participation Project of Palestinians in Israel at Mada al-Carmel - The Arab Center for Applied Social Research, Haifa. She spent Fall 2015 at Columbia University working on a book project based on her dissertation research, Colonization Practices and Interactions at the Frontier: Ha-Shomer Ha-Tzair Kibbutzim and the Surrounding Arab Villages at the Margins of the Valley of Jezreel/Marj Ibn 'Amer, 1936-1956. Her most recent publication is a co-authored article in Settler Colonial Studies; Settler Colonial Citizenship: Conceptualizing the Relationship between Israel and its Palestinian Citizens. She has received several awards and grants for her research, among them the Fulbright Post-doctoral Scholar Award.