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Mona Amer Awarded by Arab American
National Museum

Mona Amer, associate professor of psychology, received
the 2016 Evelyn Shakir Non-Fiction Award at
the 10th Annual Arab American Book Awards for her
book, Handbook of Arab American Psychology.  The book
is co-edited by Germine Awad from the University of
Texas at Austin and features around 50 authors and
co-authors who comprehensively review
the Arab American experience through a psychological
lens, looking at factors such as: immigration and acculturation; lifespan development; behavioral health, psychological and health interventions; and research.
The book awards ceremony is an annual event of the
Arab American National Museum, a Smithsonian affiliate and the first and only museum dedicated to Arab
American history and culture.
For the list of 2016 Arab American Book Award Winners, click here.
Congratulations Professor Mona!


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    AUC’s own Graham Harman, distinguished university professor of philosophy, has been named one of the 50 most influential living philosophers by and magazine, a leading resource for campus and online education. Other members on this very impressive list include Noam Chomsky, Judith Butler, Daniel Dennett, Peter Singer, Cornell West, Thomas Nagel and Jurgen Habermas.

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    To see the list of most influential living philosophers, click here.

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    AUC Professor Ferial Ghazoul receives Sheikh Hamad Award
    Jun 29 , 2016

    ​At AUC’s June 2016 commencement, Ferial Ghazoul, professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature, was presented with the Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors Award.

    Ghazoul is the founding editor of Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics, an annual interdisciplinary publication that is published in Arabic, English and French at AUC. She is currently on the advisory board of several journals and foundations, including Thaqafat, Fusul, Kitab-fi- jarida and The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture. Ghazoul has published extensively on the medieval comparative literature and postcolonial studies, and received numerous international awards and honors for her literary and translation work.

    She was recognized for her distinguished record of past and continuing excellence in research. “Ferial Ghazoul has made an impact on shaping the comparative literature field by her continuity of research productivity since the 1980s and the volume of works published annually, including journal articles, book chapters and translations,” said Vice Provost Abdel-Rahman.

    Congratulations professor Ghazoul.