Jasmin Habib

Associate Professor at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo
Jasmin Habib is an Associate Professor at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo. She has a Ph.D. in Anthropology and an M.A. in International Peace Studies. Her fieldwork in North America and Israel, focused on diaspora Jewish relationships to Israel/Palestine, led to the publication of Israel, Diaspora and the Routes of National Belonging (2004). She has also published on fieldwork with Palestinians in diaspora. Among her most recent publications is "On the Matter of Return: Autoethnographic Reflections," a chapter found in Ethnographic Encounters in Israel: Poetics and Ethics, edited by Fran Markowitz (2013). Her current projects include a book co-edited with Virginia Dominguez entitled America Observed:Towards an International Anthropology of the United States.

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