Rida Abu Rass
MA Middlebury Institute of International Studies (2017); MA Brandeis University (2015); BA Brandeis University (2014)
Arts and Science
Biography and Research Interests
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.
2020 - Mitacs Research Training Award
2018 – 2022 Principal's International Doctoral Award
2018 – 2022 Queen’s Graduate Award
- POLS 242 – Contemporary Regimes (Teaching Assistant)
- POLS 243 – State, Nation and Democracy (Teaching Assistant)
Haklai, O. & Abu Rass, R. (under review). The Fourth Phase of Palestinian Arab Politics in Israel.
Haklai, O. & Abu Rass, R. (May, 2021). The Fourth Phase of Palestinian Arab Politics in Israel. Paper to be presented at the 25th Association for the Studies of Nationalities Annual World Convention, New York, NY.
Haklai, O. & Abu Rass, R. (June, 2021). The Fourth Phase of Palestinian Arab Politics in Israel. Paper to be presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Association for Israel Studies, New Orleans, LA.
Abu Rass, R. (May, 2019). The Dynamics of Palestinian Contention in Israel. Paper Presented at the 24th Association for the Studies of Nationalities Annual World Convention, New York, NY.
Abu Rass, R. (2018, June 14). The silent transfer of Palestinians from Area C. Ynet News. https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5286150,00.html
Abu Rass, R. (2017, February 26). The Occupation is Sustainable. Haaretz. https://www.haaretz.co.il/opinions/1.3885405
Abu Rass, R. (2015, October 3). What Abbas should have told the United Nations. +972 Magazine. https://www.972mag.com/what-abbas-should-have-told-the-united-nations/112259/vv