Rawan Arar

Rawan Arar is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the University of California, San Diego and a researcher at the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies. Rawan is a political sociologist whose research interests include international immigration, race and ethnicity, refugee studies, human rights, gender, law, and conflict and post-conflict societies. Rawan’s dissertation investigates the role of Jordan in the unfolding Syrian refugee crisis. Through in-depth interviews and ethnographic observations, Rawan explores the relationship between hosting large numbers of refugees and state sovereignty.  

E-Mail: arar.rawan@gmail.com

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