2006: Ph.D. Ben-Gurion University
Post- doctoratal training:
- 2006-2007: Lafer Center for Gender Studies, Hebrew University, Israel
- 2007-2008: Visiting Fellow, International Gender Studies Center, Department Of International Development, Oxford University
- Modernization and development challenges among desert region populations
- Informal economy and employment patterns among Bedouin women
- Cultural-social transitions in desert regions among gender and ethnic minority groups in Israel (focusing on Bedouin population in Israel)
Professional Activities and Distinctions
Book review editor, Hagar Journal: Studies in Culture, Polity and Identities
Reviewer of scientific journals and research proposals:
- International Journal of Educational Development (2012)
- International Sociology (2012)
- Higher Education (2012)
- Robert H. Arno Center for Bedouin Studies and Development (2011-2012)
- Anthropology and Education Quarterly (2008)
- Ethnography (2008)
- Feminist Studies (2006)
- HAGAR: Studies in Culture, Policy and Identities (2005)
- The Global Fund for Women, NGO proposal reviewer (2000-2001)
- Israel Science Foundation (ISF), proposal reviewer (2008)
Honors, citation awards:
- 2010-2013 - Israeli Ministry of Science and technology
- 2010-2014 - Koshland Family Career Development Chair in Desert Studies
- 2009-2012 - Maof Scholarship for Arab Doctors
- 2009 - Rich Fellowship for women's advancement in academy, Ben Gurion University
- 2007-2008 - Award: Breslauer Family, N.Y
- 2007-2008 - Award: Pears Family Foundation, London, UK
- 2007-2008 - Award: The Association for Promoting Bedouin Women s Education in the Negev, Israel
- 2005-2006 - Grant,Yad-Tabenkin Centre for Research of the Kibutz Movement, Me-Bar and Israel Marom Fund
- 2005-2006 - Grant for the Arab, Druze and Charces Citizens in Israel, Ministry of Science
- 2005-2006 - Award: University Women s Association in Israel, for the paper Women in Israeli Society
- 2005-2006 - Grant: The association for Co-Existence in the Negev
- 2004 - Grant: Haim-Herzog Center for Middle East Studies, Ben-Gurion University, President's Office Scholarship
- 2002-2003 - Grant: Van-Leer Institute: The Center for Arab Studies, Arab Young Researchers Project
- 2002-2003 - Grant: Forum of Children and Youth Affairs, the Bob Shapell School of Social Work Tel-Aviv University
- 2007-2008 - The Rothschild Fellowship, Yad Hanadiv Foundation
- 2003-2006 - Ben-Gurion University, University Scholars
- Hagar: Studies in Culture, Policy and Identities (2009) Special issue on Gender and Development 9(1) [with Pnina Motzafi-Haller]
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, Sarab (2008) Excluded and Loved: Educated Bedouin Women's Life Stories. Eshkolot and Magnes Publisher (152 pages). (In Hebrew)
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, Sarab. and Weiner Naomi (Eds.) (2010) Palestinian Women in Israel: Identity, Power relations and Coping. Jerusalem: Van-Leer Press. (In Hebrew)
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. (2011) "Higher education as a platform for cultural transition: The case of the first educated Bedouin women in Israel." Higher Education Quarterly 65(2):186-205.
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. and Karplus, Y. (Forthcoming). "Regendering space and reconstructing identity: Bedouin women's translocal mobility into Israeli-Jewish institutions of higher education." Gender, Place and Culture.
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. and Arar, Khaled. (2011) "Gender and Higher Education in different National Spaces: Palestinian Women studying in Israeli and Jordanian Universities." Compare: Journal of International and Comparative Education 41(3):1-18.
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. (forthcoming) "Researching My People, Researching the 'Other': Field Experiences of two Researchers along Shifting Positionalities", Quality and Quantity: International Journal of Methodology. [with Weiner-Levy, N.]
- Arar, Khaled and Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. (2011) "Turning points in the lives of two pioneer Arab women principals in Israel. Gender and Education 27(1):1-15. [with Arar, K.]
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. (2009) "Politics of conformity: power for creating change." Ethnology 47(4)209-225.
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. (2009) "Through feminine Indigenous Eyes: A Bedouin researcher reflects on her identity and culture". E-Bulletin of the International Sociological Association 14 Autumn: 32-59.
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. and Weiner-Levi, N. (2008) Identity and gender in cultural transitions: Returning home from higher education as 'internal immigration' among Bedouin and Druze women in Israel, Social Identities 14(6): 665-682.
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. (2008). Does education necessarily mean enlightenment? The case of Palestinian Bedouin women in Israel, Anthropology and Education Quarterly 39(4): 381-400.
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. and Oplatka, I. (2008) The power of femininity among female leadership in Bedouin society: Exploring the gender and ethnic experiences of Muslim women who accessed the supervisory, Journal of Educational Administration 46(3): 396-415.
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. (2008). Gender and management in Bedouin society, Megamot 45 (3): 489-509 (Hebrew)
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. (2007). Permission to rebel: Arab Bedouin women changing negotiation of social roles, Feminist Studies 33(1): 161-187.
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. (2007). Coping with 'forbidden love' and loveless marriage: Educated Bedouin women from the Negev, Ethnography 8 (3): 297-323.
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. (2007). The activism of Bedouin women: social and political resistance, HAGAR: Studies in Culture, Policy and Identities 7(2): 67-84.
- Abu-Rabia-Queder, S. (2006) Between tradition and modernization: understanding the problem of Bedouin female dropout, British Journal of Sociology of Education 27(1): 3-17.