Committee Members for the Academic Year 2018 - 2019
Amina Elbendary, Department of Arab and Islamic Studies
Research interests: Political and social history of medieval Egypt and Syria, Arab-Islamic historiography, Islamic political thought, medieval and early modern popular culture and gender history.
Dina Makram-Ebeid, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Egyptology (SEA) (on leave Spring 2019)
Research interests: labor, precarity, social movements, mental health, confinement, gender and sexuality
Ibrahim Elnur, Department of Political Science
Research interests: Development economies, diasporas, reconstruction of war-torn societies.
Martina Rieker, Institute for Gender and Women's Studies
Research interests: Political economy, critical geographies, urbanism and labor.
Helen Rizzo, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Egyptology (SEA)
Research interests: Political sociology, with a focus on democratization and development in the Middle East; stratification, emphasizing gender and race/ethnicity.
Hanan Sabea, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Egyptology (SEA)
Research interests: Political economy, power, governance, history and memory, labor and migration.
Hani Sayed, Department of Law
Research interests: International law and development, technologies of global governance, law and political economy, Syria, humanitarianism, laws of war.