Johns Hopkins University, Anthropology, Ph.D. Candidate, current.

Center for Arabic Studies Abroad, Arabic (full-year), 2012.

University of Southern California, History, B.A. Cum Laude, 2007.



“The Kushan and the Colony: Proof, Property, and the Land Defense in the West Bank,” Middle East Studies Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas, 2018.

Of Plots and Deeds: Land Registration and the Making of Property in the West Bank. Political Economy Project Summer Institute, Fairfax, Virginia, 2017.

The Land Question in Palestine. Roundtable Discussion. Historical Materialism Conference, New York, NY, 2017.

War’s Laboratory: The Israeli Drone Industry, Divestment, and the University. Historians Against the War Conference, Towson, MD, 2012.



“From Palestine to the Pipeline”: Land, Property, and Indigenous Politics. Instructor, Johns Hopkins University, Spring 2019.

Science Fiction and the Radical Imagination. Instructor, Johns Hopkins University, Winter Intersession 2014.

Africa in the 21st Century. Teaching Assistant, Johns Hopkins University, Fall 2014.

Invitation to Anthropology. Teaching Assistant, Johns Hopkins University, Spring 2014.

The Politics of Space in Israel/Palestine. Instructor, Johns Hopkins University, Winter Intersession 2014.

Sexual Nature, Sexual Politics. Teaching Assistant, Johns Hopkins University, Fall 2013.



Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS), Summer Fellowship (Hebrew study), 2017.

Wenner-Gren Foundation, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2016.

Johns Hopkins University, Stulman Research Grant (Hebrew study), 2016.

National Science Foundation, Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, 2015.

Palestinian American Research Center, US Fellowship, 2015.

National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellowship Program Honorable Mention, 2013.

Johns Hopkins University, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Summer Research Grant, 2013.

Johns Hopkins University, Owen Scholars Award, 3-Year Fellowship, 2012.

Center for Arabic Studies Abroad (CASA), Full-Year Fellowship, 2011.

Middlebury Language Schools, Kathryn Davis Fellowship for Peace (declined), 2011.



Field researcher, Land Defense Coalition, Ramallah, 2016.

Faculty advisor, Students for Justice in Palestine, Johns Hopkins University, 2012–2017.

Translator, Tahrir Docs, Cairo, 2011.

Researcher and translator, Stop the Wall Campaign, Ramallah, 2007–2010.

English language instructor, AMIDEAST, Ramallah and Jerusalem, 2008–2010.



Arabic: advanced/fluent (MSA and Palestinian dialects).

Hebrew: intermediate.