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Dr. Ahmad Badran

Researcher, Arab Society in Israel Program

Areas of expertise: Sociology of education, inequality, social stratification, mobility, social class, ethnicity, educational choice, and youth.

Badran holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Sociology at the University of Haifa (January 2021). The title of his doctoral research is "Stratification Consequences of Educational Choices: Elementary School Choice by Arab Parents in Israel" (under the guidance of Prof. Meir Yaish).

Badran's Master's Degree also focused on the topic of school choice, and the title of his master's thesis was " Elite Track Passes Through the Barrier of Religion: The Determining Factors in Choosing a Primary Christian-Community School by Muslim Parents" (also under the guidance of Prof. Meir Yaish), in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, within the framework of applied social research, at the University of Haifa.

Badran is a teaching fellow in the Department of Sociology at the University of Haifa and also a research fellow at the Haifa Center on the Politics of Inequality, University of Haifa.

In the last two years, Badran has been involved in researching the multifaceted role of education among Arab youth in Israel. He co-authored the publication (statistical review): Ben Simon, B., Konstantinov, V., Bardan, A., Zohar, L., Sorek, Y., and Haddad Haj-Yahya, N. (2023). Arab Youth in Israel: 23-Comprehensive Statistical Review S-85, Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute, Youth Authority, and the Israel Democracy Institute.

Photography: Khalid Nattour


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