Dalia Abdelhady

Senior Lecturer

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)


  • Immigration, Sociology of Education, Globalisation, Labor markets, Discrimination, Identity, Social Networks, Culture, Integration, Refugees, gender, nationalism, Social movements, Qualitative research methods, comparative sociology, Urban Studies, media audiences, popular culture, production studies, sociology of work, sociology of art


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

Recent research outputs

Dalia Abdelhady 2015 In Line with the Divine : The Struggle for Gender Equality in Lebanon. Stephen, R., Hourani, G. & Horn, C. (eds.). Abdelian Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

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