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Advisory Committee
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.