Rida Abu Rass

Rida Abu Rass

Doctoral Student

Political Studies

Queen's University

Rida was born in Tayibe and raised in Jaffa, Israel-Palestine. He is interested in the factors that facilitate and obstruct cooperation within indigenous and national minorities, with an emphasis on the Palestinian citizens of Israel.

He completed my bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (2014, 2015), and an additional master’s degree at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA (2017). Before matriculating at Queen’s, He worked as a data coordinator at B’tselem, a leading Israeli human rights organization. In his spare time, he writes op-eds, science fiction short stories, and a blog.