Associate Professor, Middle Eastern Studies
Affiliate, Jewish Studies
I have taught at Dartmouth since 2005. In my classes, you will learn about the Middle East from multiple perspectives and a wide array of sources, from classical texts to social media. I believe passionately that the classroom is a space of curiosity, open dialogue, and critical thinking. I am committed to building a learning environment where students engage deeply with different viewpoints and experiences. In my teaching, the Middle East is a site of nuance and complexity, not rigid categories and polarization.
Middle Eastern Studies
The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding
- Ph.D. Harvard University
- M.A. Harvard University
- M.A. University of Chicago
- B.A. University of Chicago
The Politics of Melodrama: The Political and Cultural Lives of Ihsan Abdel Kouddous and Gamal Abdel Nasser (Stanford University Press, forthcoming 2024).
Translation and Introduction of Ihsan Abdel Kouddous, A Nose and Three Eyes: A Novel with Foreword by Hanan al-Shaykh (Hoopoe, forthcoming 2024).
"Arab Crime Fiction" in The Cambridge Companion to World Crime Fiction, edited by Jesper Gulddal, Stewart King, and Alistair Rolls (Cambridge University Press, 2022), pp. 160-177.
Translation and Introduction of Ihsan Abdel Kouddous, I Do Not Sleep: A Novel (Hoopoe, 2021).
Works In Progress
Open Access Digitization of Rose El Youssef Magazine, 1926-1970.