Penny Johnson

Penny Johnson

Penny Johnson is a researcher at the Institute of Women’s Studies at Birzeit University in Palestine and co-editor of the Institutes’ Annual Review of Women’s Studies. Her recent publications and research interests have explored women’s narratives of the Palestinian present, violence, kinship and Palestinian family dynamics. She was a member of the Palestinian National Commission for Poverty Eradication and is an associate editor of the Jerusalem Quarterly.

The 2019 Shortlist

  • The Parisan
  • Palestinian Women's Activism: Nationalism, Secularism, Islamism
  • Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • Zaitoun: Recipes and Stories from the Palestinian Kitchen
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel