Department of Anthropology
PhD, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
BA, The University of Chicago
Kareem Rabie is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at American University in Washington, DC. He studies privatization, urban development, and the state-building project in the West Bank. His first book, Palestine is Throwing a Party and the Whole World is Invited: Capital and State Building in the West Bank, is due out in spring 2021 from Duke University Press.
Prior to joining the faculty at AU, Kareem was Harper-Schmidt Fellow and Collegiate Assistant Professor in the Social Sciences, and Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology, at the University of Chicago.
In 2014-15 he was based at the University of Oxford as Senior Researcher and Marie Curie Fellow at the Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society; and Research Associate at the Oxford Programme on the Future of Cities. While at Oxford, Kareem began research on circulation and the new economic geographies of Palestine/China trade.