Dalia Abdelhady

Senior Lecturer

Dalia Abdelhady received her PhD in Sociology from the State University of New York at Albany. Her areas of interest are migration, gender, social theory, globalization, and cultural analysis. Her publications appeared in a number of edited volumes and academic journals. Most recently, her book The Lebanese Diaspora: The Arab Immigrant Experience in Montreal, New York and Paris was published by NYU Press. Following a comparative perspective that usually encompasses the Middle East, Europe and North America, her current research projects focus on:

•    Forms of solidarity and communal belonging among Syrian refugees
•    The experiences of socio-economic mobility among the children of immigrants
•    The interplay between globalization and nationalism in the shaping women’s public roles

Awards, Fellowships and Recognitions

2012 The Pufendorf Institute, Lund University, Thematic Research Grant “Hydrosolidarity: Opportunities and Constraints in Water Management of the Nile River”

2009 Southern Methodist University – Office of Leadership and Community Involvement Service Learning Course Development Grant

2009 Southern Methodist University – Hamilton Undergraduate Research Award

2008 The Social Science Research Council – Children of Immigrants in Schools Project Summer Writing Grant

2007 The National Science Foundation – Partnership for International Research and Education Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

2004 European University Institute, Jean Monnet Postdoctoral Fellowship (declined)

2004 Graduate Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences

2003 The Social Science Research Council, International Migration Dissertation

2003 University at Albany – Department of Sociology, Allen E. Liska Dissertation Award Fellowship

2002 The Ford Foundation, Middle East Research Competition Award


Books (2)
Editorships (2)
Articles (11)
Book chapters (7)
Conference contributions (17)
Reports (1)
Reviews (1)

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Personal website

Visiting address

Finngatan 16
223 62 Lund

Visiting hours

Monday and Wednesday 14:00-15:00


Diaspora, globalization, Syrian refugees, integration, second generation, cultural expression, gender