Hazza Abu Rabia
Visiting Instructor, Arabic
Joined Connecticut College: 2014
M.A., Hartford Seminary; M.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D. candidate, University of Hartford
Hazza Abu Rabia is a Lecturer of Arabic Language and Islamic Studies at University of Hartford and Central Connecticut State University. He holds master degree in Islamic Studies from Hartford Seminary and master degree in Judaic Studies from University of Connecticut. Currently he is a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Leadership at University of Hartford.
Hazza is a native Arabic speaker, also fluent in English, Greek, and Hebrew. His main interest is orientalism and the Western travelers accounts to the Holy Land in the 18th and the 19th century.
He has edited and published several books and articles about Palestine/Israel including:
Resolving the Israeli Palestinian Conflict. Perspectives on the Peace Process. Moises Salinas and Hazza Abu Rabia. Cambria Press, 2009.
Ottoman Nazareth in Western Eyes. Al-Hakim Press Nazareth, 2011 (in Arabic).
American Dreaming(s): Iconic Images of Nazareth and Thoughts on the Holy Land. Published by the Mustafa Foundation for Arabic and Islamic Studies at University of Hartford, May 2012.
City of Dreams: Iconic Images of Jerusalem the Holy. Published by Mustafa Foundation for Arabic and Islamic Studies at University of Hartford, August 2012.
Modern Arabic Culture and Society. Cognella Academic Publishing, 2013.
Nazareth Caught in Time. Mustafa Fund for Islamic Studies at University of Hartford and al-Sibat Association for Heritage Preservation: Nazareth, Israel, May 2014.