Fee, Molly and Rawan Arar.2019. “What Happens When the United States Stops Taking in Refugees?” Contexts 18 (2): 18-23. 


FitzGerald, David and Rawan Arar. 2018. “The Sociology of Refugee Migration.” Annual Review of Sociology Vol. 44.


Arar, Rawan. 2017. “The New Grand Compromise: How Syrian Refugees Changed the Stakes in the Global Refugee Assistance Regime.” Journal of Middle East Law and Governance 9(3): 298-312.   


Arar, Rawan. 2017. “International Solidarity and Ethnic Boundaries: Using the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict to Strengthen Ethno-NationalClaims in Northern Ireland.” Nations and Nationalism 23(4): 856-877.


  • Winner, Best Graduate Student Paper Award from the Political Sociology Section of the ASA, 2017


FitzGerald, David, David Cook Martín, Angela Garcia, and Rawan Arar. 2017. “Can You Become One of Us? The Legal Selection of 'Assimilable' Immigrants.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. DOI:10.1080/1369183X.2017.1313106

Arar, Rawan. 2017. “Leveraging Sovereignty: The Case of Jordan and the International Refugee Regime” in Refugees and Migration Movements in the Middle East edited by Marc Lynch and Laurie Brand. The Project on Middle East Political Science, March 2017 Refugees_Web.pdf


Arar, Rawan. 2016. “How political migrant networks differ from those of economic migrants: ‘strategic anonymity’ among Iraqi refugees in Jordan.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 42(3): 519-535.


Panoyan, Lucy, Shuko Lee, Rawan Arar, Hanna E. Abboud, Nedal Arar. 2008. “The Informed Consent Process in Genetic Family Studies.” Genomics, Society and Policy 4(2):11-20.



FitzGerald, David and Rawan Arar. The Sociology of Forced Migration. Under development with Polity Books. 


Arar, Rawan. With Only the Sky Above and Sand Below: Refugees and the Global South. In preparation.


Arar, Rawan. “Who Controls the Refugee Story? How Immigration Policies Drive the Refugee Narrative.” In preparation. 


Arar, Rawan.“Refugee Camps, the State, and (Global) Governance.” In preparation.


Arar, Rawan. “Mental Health Interventions in Primary Care Medicine among Palestinian Refugees in Gaza” In preparation for United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), for internal review of best practices. 


Rawan Arar.2019. “‘Call me Galib’: Navigating Gender as a Local Humanitarian Aid Worker.” American Center for Oriental Research


Arar, Rawan.2017. “Bearing Witness to the Refugee Crisis: Western Audiences and Jordanian Humanitarian Worker.” Middle East Institute, February 14, 2017


Arar, Rawan. 2017. “National Challenges in Today’s Global Refugee Crisis.” Scholars Strategy Network


FitzGerald, David and Rawan Arar. 2016. “What Drives Refugee Migration?” Summer 2016. Newsletter of the American Political Science Association (APSA) Section on Migration and Citizenship. Vol. 4, No. 2. 


Arar, Rawan, Lisel Hintz, and Kelsey Norman. 2016. “The Real Refugee Crisis is in the Middle East, not Europe.” The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage Blog, May 14, 2016


Arar, Rawan. 2016. Book Review in Ethnic and Racial Studies of Keith Feldman’s A Shadow over Palestine: The Imperial Life of Race in America (University of Minnesota Press 2015)10.1080/01419870.2015.1131321


Higgins, Clair and Rawan Arar. 2015. “Refugees and an avalanche of numbers: Syrian refugees on the Jordan border have a less than one per cent chance of resettlement through pre-arranged quotas with countries such as Australia. What happens to the 99 per cent?” Asia and the Pacific Policy Society, December 2015


Arar, Rawan. 2015. “Sharing the Burden: Solidarity Through a Recognition of Injustice” in The Map is Not the Territory, edited by J. Health. Boulder, Colorado: Baksun Books & Art.


Arar, Rawan. 2013. “Conkey, Margaret.” Pp.406-409 in The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World, edited by M. Stange, C. Oyster, & J. Sloan. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.


Arar, Rawan. 2010. “Citizenship, Gender, and the Arab World.” Al Raida. Spring/Summer 2010 (129): 60-63.


Arar, Rawan. 2010. “Letter from Rawan.”  Pp. 23-29 in Letters from Palestine, edited by K. Ring & Ghassan Abdullah. Tuscan: Weatmark.                                                                            


Arar, Rawan. 2009. Book Review in Ethnic and Third World Literatureof Julia Droeber’s Dreaming of Change: Young Middle-Class Women and Social Transformation in Jordan (2005). Koninklijke Brill NV.