Rhoda Kanaaneh

Rhoda Kanaaneh

Department of Anthropology



    Adjunct Assistant Professor


Rhoda Kanaaneh serves on the editorial committee of the Journal of Palestine Studies. Dr. Kanaaneh has taught anthropology and gender and sexuality studies at New York University, American University in Washington, DC and Columbia University. She has held fellowships at Harvard, the European University Institute and Columbia. 

She is the author of the award winning book Birthing the Nation: Strategies of Palestinian Women in Israel (University of California, 2002) and Surrounded:  Palestinian Soldiers in the Israeli Military (Stanford, 2009). Most recently she co-edited an anthology with isis Nusair titled Displaced at Home: Ethnicity and Gender Among Palestinians in Israel (SUNY, 2011).