List of Publications
Co-editor with Bassam Haddad, Critical Voices: A Collection of Interviews from and on the Middle East (Washington DC: Tadween Publishing, 2015).
Co-editor with Bassam Haddad and Rosie Bsheer. The Dawn of the Arab Uprisings: End of An Old Order? (London: Pluto Press, 2012)
Chapters and Articles:
"Municipal Politics," Middle East Report, 280 (Fall 2016).
"Garbage Politics," Middle East Report, 277 (Winter 2015)/
“Protests, Regime Stability, and State Formation in Jordan.” In Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East, edited by Mehran Kamrava (Oxford University Press, 2014).
Review of Jonathan V. Marshal, The Lebanese Connection: Corruption, Civil War, and the International Drug Traffic (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012). In International Journal of Middle East Studies, Vol. 46 No. 2 (2014), pp. 414-17.
Review of Tariq Tell, The Social and Economic Origins of Monarchy in Jordan (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). In Arab Studies Journal, Vol. XXI No. 1 (2014), pp. 265-69
Review of Max Weiss, In the Shadow of Sectarianism: Law, Shi‘ism, and the Making of Modern Lebanon (Cambridge, M.A.: Harvard University Press, 2011). In Arab Studies Journal, Vol. XX No. 1 (2012), pp. 167-71.
Selected Online Publications:
"Doubling Down: Jordan Six Years into the Arab Uprisings," Jadaliyya (February 2017)
"The Facade of Jordanian Reform: A Brief History of the Constitution," Jadaliyya (May 2016)
“Manufacturing Silence: On Jordan’s ISIS War, Arab Authoritarianism, and US Empire,” Jadaliyya (February 2015)
“On Power Cuts, Protests, and Institution Building: A Brief History of Electricity in Beirut,” Jadaliyya (April 2014)
“Beyond US Exceptionalism: Stephen Walt and America’s ‘Core Values’” Jadaliyya (July 2012)
“So What If Iran Has the Bomb?” Jadaliyya (March 2012)
“What Happened to Protests in Jordan?” Jadaliyya (May 2011)
Co-author with Asli Bali, “On International Intervention and the Dire Situation in Libya,” Jadaliyya (February 2011)
“Protests and Economic Development in Jordan,” Jadaliyya (January 2011)
Ziad Abu-Rish is Co-Director of the MA Program in Human Rights and the Arts, and Visiting Associate Professor of Human Rights, at Bard College. His research explores state formation, economic development, and popular mobilizations in the Middle East, with a particular focus on Lebanon and Jordan. Abu-Rish was previously Assistant Professor of History and Founding Director of the Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Program at Ohio University. He serves as Co-Editor of Arab Studies Journal and Jadaliyya, as well as Co-Director of the Middle East Studies Pedagogy Initiative (MESPI) and the Lebanese Dissertation Summer Institute. He is also a Research Fellow at the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS).