Nell Gabiam

Nell Gabiam is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Political Science at Iowa State University. She received her Ph.D. in anthropology in 2008 from the University of California, Berkeley. From 2004 to 2006, she conducted ethnographic fieldwork in the Palestinian Refugee Camps of Ein el Tal, Neirab, and Yarmouk in Syria. More recently she has conducted fieldwork in Lebanon, Jordan,Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, France, and Sweden on Palestinians who have been displaced by the ongoing war in Syria.