COURSES TAUGHT

  • The Modern Middle East
  • Comparative Global History
  • The Ottomans and Their Arab Lands, 1750-1923
  • The Arab Middle East in the 20th Century
  • Historical Methods
  • The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
  • The History of Modern Egypt
  • Egyptian Revolutions Past and Present
  • Nasserism on Film
  • Cinema and Revolution in the Middle East
  • Orientalism and Occidentalism

DIRECTED READINGS

  • Women in the Arab World
  • Protestant Mission and Empire in the Nineteenth Century
  • Writing the History of a Revolution in Progress
  • Minorities in the Middle East

M.A. THESES SUPERVISED

“Reconceptualizing the contemporary Ulama: Al-Azhar, Lay Islam, and the Egyptian state in the late twentieth century”

[PDF]

“Popular Dancers of Egyptian Cinema: Performing Respectability and Modernity in Egypt from the Late 1950s to Early 1970s”

[PDF]

“Narrating Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon: Space, Civil Society and the Moral Economy of Refugees”

[PDF]

“Half Brothers in Christ: The Church Missionary Society and the Christians of Kerala, 1813-1840”

[PDF]

SAMPLE SYLLABI

HIST 151, The Modern Middle East

HIST 355, The Arab Middle East in the 20th Century

  • Spring 2008 PDF
  • Spring 2009 PDF
  • Spring 2015 PDF
  • Fall 2015 PDF

HIST 400, Honours Seminar: Historical Methods

  • Spring 2010 PDF

HIST 465, The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

  • Fall 2009 PDF
  • Summer 2010 PDF
  • Spring 2012 PDF
  • Fall 2014 PDF
  • Summer 2015 PDF
  • Fall 2016 PDF

HIST 467, The History of Modern Egypt

  • Spring 2009 PDF
  • Spring 2010 PDF
  • Fall 2013 PDF
  • Spring 2015 PDF
  • Summer 2015 PDF

HIST 486, Cinema and Revolution in the Middle East

  • Spring 2007 PDF

HIST 814, Historical Methods

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