Sherry Lowrance, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School

Contact:
slowrance@ncu.edu

Areas of Expertise:
• Middle East Politics
• Social Movements
• Social Science Research Methods
• Fluent in Arabic (Modern and Egyptian dialect) and Hebrew

Dissertation:
• Ethnic identity, grievance and political behavior: being Palestinian in Israel

Education:
• Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
• M.A., Georgetown University School of Foreign Service
• B.A., University of California at San Diego

Selected Publications:
• “Nationalism without Nation: State Building in Early Twentieth Century Palestine,” Middle East Critique (2012)
• “Identity, Grievances, and Political Action: Recent Evidence from the Palestinian Community in Israel,” International Political Science Review (2006)

Selected Professional Experience:
• Assistant Professor of International Affairs, University of Georgia
• Assistant Instructor, University of Texas at Austin