Middle East Studies
Peace and conflict resolution
Construction of identity
Honor killings and other forms of violence against women
Cultural studies of dance
Anthropology of death and dying
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
SOAN 102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
SOAN 259 The Middle East
SOAN 265 Death and Dying
SOAN 313 Anthropological Theories
SOAN 345 World Ethnographies
SOAN 365 The Anthropology of Dance
B.A., Boston University
M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
Ben Halpern Biennial Award in Israel Studies
University of Redlands Outstanding Service Award
Harvard University Grants awarded by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Department of Anthropology
Doctoral Research Award (US Department of Education)
Harvard University Merit Scholarship
Boston University Merit Scholarship
Lang, Sharon. (2005). Shaking Hands with the Enemy: The Quest for Honor among Israeli-Palestinian Men Routledge Press.
Lang, Sharon. (August, 2004). "Micaela's Love." HOPE (an on-line SIDS publication)
Lang, Sharon. (2004). "Sulha Peacemaking." in Together: Communicating Interpersonally: A Social Construction Approach, ed. John Stewart, 6th edition. Roxbury Publishing Co.
Lang, Sharon. (2002). "The Resiliency of Ethnography: Qualitative Methodology in Education and the Social Sciences." Journal of Resiliency Research, Invited Inaugural Address of peer-reviewed journal.
Lang, Sharon. (2002). "Sulha Peacemaking and the Politics of Persuasion." Journal of Palestine Studies, Issue 31.
Lang, Sharon. (2002). "Conflict Resolution Among Israeli-Palestinians." Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences Proceedings.