Nadia Abu El-Haj

Nadia Abu El-Haj

CPS | Co-Director
Department of Anthropology
Barnard College

 

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Nadia Abu El-Haj is professor in the Departments of Anthropology at Barnard College and Columbia University, and Co-Director of the Center for Palestine Studies. She is the author of Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society (2001), and The Genealogical Science: The Search for Jewish Origins and the Politics of Epistemology (2012), both published by the University of Chicago Press.

Publications

The Genealogical Science: Genetics, The Origins of the Jews, and The Politics of Epistemology. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2012.

“Bringing Politics Back In,” Public Books: Virtual Roundtable on Amy Waldman’s The Submission, March 12, 2012, http://www.publicculture.org/news/view/public-books-virtual- roundtable-on-amy-waldmans-the-submission

“Racial Palestinianization and the Janus-Faced Nature of the Israeli State,” Patterns of Prejudice, 2010, Volume 44, Issue 1: 27 – 41.

“The Genetic Reinscription of Race,” Annual Review of Anthropology, 2007, Vol. 36: 283-300.

“Edward Said and the Political Present,” American Ethnologist, 2005, Vol. 32, #4: 538- 555.

Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001.