Doctor of Philosophy in Education, May 2016
Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey,
Master of Science in Education, May 2006
Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate: Elementary Education
University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, December 2000
University of California Los Angeles
Bonet, S.W. & Abu El-Haj, T. R. (In press). Reading over our shoulders: Writing about Arab youth, families, and communities in the post 9/11 US. In T. McCarty & A. Ali (Eds.), Research Methods in Critical Youth Studies: A Practical Guide.
Bonet, S.W. & McWilliams, J.A. (Forthcoming, March 2019.) “Documenting Tragedy.”: Ethnography and the (Hidden) Costs of Bearing Witness. Anthropology and Education Quarterly.
Abu El-Haj, T.R., Kaloustian, G., Bonet, S.W., & Chatila, S. (2018). Fifi the punishing cat and other civic lessons from a Lebanese Public Kindergarten School. Journal of Education in Emergencies, 4, 1, 13-44
Bonet, S. W. (2018). “So Where are the Promises of This America? Where is the democracy and where are the human rights?”: Refugee youth, citizenship education, and exclusion from public schooling. Curriculum Inquiry, 48(1), 53-69.
McWilliams, J.A. & Bonet, S.W. (2016). Continuums of Precarity: Refugee Youth Transitions in American High Schools. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 35(2), 153-170
Bonet, S. W. (2016, October 12). Why refugee resettlement isn’t enough. Anthropology News.
McWilliams, J.A. & Bonet, S.W. (2015) Refugees in the City: Institutional Density, Neighborhood Effects and Incorporation. Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 14, 4, 419-438.
Abu El-Haj, T.R. & Bonet, S.W. (2011). Education, Citizenship, and the Politics of Belonging: Youth from Muslim Transnational Communities and the “War on Terror”. Review of Research in Education, 35, 29-59
Bonet, S.W. (2011). Educating Muslim American Youth in a Post 9/11 Era: A Critical Review of Policy and Practice. The High School Journal. 95, 46-55
Awards and Grants
Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship 2014-2015
Concha Delgado Gaitan CAE Presidential Fellow 2016-2017
Council on Anthropology and Education
American Anthropological Association
Evelyn Headley Award for Outstanding Dissertation 5/2017
Rutgers University Graduate School of Education