Middle East and Muslim Societies Cluster
Kareem Rabie is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at The University of Illinois, Chicago. His work focuses on privatization, urban development, and the state-building project in the West Bank. Previously he was Assistant Professor of Anthropology at American University in Washington, DC; Harper-Schmidt Fellow at the University of Chicago; and Marie Curie Fellow/Senior Researcher at the University of Oxford Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society (COMPAS).
2021. Rabie, Kareem. Palestine Is Throwing a Party and the Whole World Is Invited: Capital and State Building in the West Bank. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
PhD, Anthropology, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2015
BA, Anthropology, The University of Chicago, 2002
American Anthropological Association
American Association of Geographers
Middle East Studies Association
Research Currently in Progress
Kareem’s current research focuses on the new human and political economic geographies of Palestine/China trade.