Anthropology

Caitlyn Bolton

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Caitlyn Bolton

Name: Caitlyn Bolton

Department: Anthropology

Research Interests: Zanzibar & Indian Ocean, Islamic education, Arabic language ideologies

Undergraduate: Bard College – Anthropology & Africana Studies, BA

Other: New York University – Near Eastern Studies, MA

Languages: Arabic, Swahili

Contact: cbolton@gc.cuny.edu

Mark Drury

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Mark Drury

Name: Mark Drury
Department: Anthropology
Research Interests: International Law, Decolonization, North Africa
Undergraduate: Vassar College
Languages: Arabic, French
Contact: mdrury@gc.cuny.edu

Ola Galal

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Ola Galal

Name: Ola Galal

Department: Cultural Anthropology

Research Interests: Political anthropology, social change, North Africa

Undergraduate: BA in Journalism and Mass Communications, American University in Cairo

Other: MA in Anthropology/Sociology, American University in Cairo

Languages: Arabic, English, French

Contact: ogalal@gc.cuny.edu

Nicholas Glastonbury

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Nicholas Glastonbury

Name: Nicholas Glastonbury

 Department: Anthropology

 Research Interests: Nationalism, Turkey, Kurdistan, Political Ecology, Social Movements, Gender and Sexuality, Violence, Affect

 Undergraduate:BA, New York Uniersity

 Languages: Turkish, Kurdish, German

 Contact: nglastonbury@gradcenter.cuny.edu

Shima Houshyar

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Shima Houshyar

Name: Shima Houshyar

 Department: Anthropology

 Research Interests: Anthropology of Citizenship and the State. Social Movements. Urban Studies. Gender and Sexuality. Iran

 Undergraduate:BA: University of Washington – Political Science and French

 Other: MA: New York University – Near Eastern Studies

 Languages: Persian. French. Arabic

 Contact: shoushyar@gradcenter.cuny.edu

Omnia Khalil

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Omnia Khalil

Name: Omnia Khalil

 Department: Anthropology

 Research Interests: Urban Anthropology – Urban poor – Self-Built housing – Slums – Violence – Neolibralism – Labor- Space – Social movements

 Undergraduate:Bsc, Architecture Department, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University

 Other: MA, anthropology department, American University in Cairo

 Languages: Arabic, English

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Stephanie Love

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Stephanie Love

Name: Stephanie Love

Department: Linguistic Anthropology

Research Interests: Heteroglossia, education, immigration, North Africa, literature, literacy

Undergraduate: University of Washington

Other: MA in Education, University of Washington

Languages: Italian, French, Arabic, some Spanish and some Berber

Contact: slove@gradcenter.cuny.edu

Derek Ludovici

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Derek Ludovici

Name: Derek Ludovici
Program: Anthropology
Research Interests: Economic Anthropology, Labor Movements, Informal Economy, Egypt
Undergraduate: BA in Sociology and Middle Eastern Studies. Rutgers University
Other: MA from the American University in Cairo
Languages: Modern Standard Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Arabic
Contact: Dludovici@gc.cuny.edu

Manny Moss

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Manny Moss

Name: Manny Moss
Program: PhD in Cultural Anthropology
Research Interests: Heritage, Resource Development, Turkey, Nationalism
Undergraduate: Anthropology – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Other: MA in Global Studies – Brandeis University, Post-baccalaureate Certificate in GIS – Penn State University
Contact: emoss@gc.cuny.edu

Zeynep Oguz

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Zeynep Oguz

Name: Zeynep Oguz
Department: Anthropology
Research Interests: Turkey, subjectivity, historicity, postcolonialism, state, affect
Undergraduate: Bogazici University (Sociology)
Other: Columbia University (Sociocultural Anthropology), MA
Languages: Turkish, English
Contact: zoguz@gc.cuny.edu

Yasemin Ozer

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Yasemin Ozer

Name: Yasemin Ozer

Department: Socio-cultural Anthropology

Research Interests: Turkish-Syrian border, refugees, displacement, gender, feminist theory, rural communities, development discourse

Undergraduate: BA in Political Science, Vassar College

Other: MA in Gender and Women’s Studies in the MENA, American University in Cairo

Languages: Arabic, English, Turkish

Contact: yaseminoze@gmail.com

Claire Panetta

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Claire Panetta

Name: Claire Panetta
Program: Anthropology
Research Interests: Cairo, heritage, historic preservation, urban anthropology
Undergraduate: Haverford College
Other: Center for Arabic Study Abroad
Languages: Arabic, French
Contact: cpanetta27@hotmail.com

Amir Reicher

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Amir Reicher

Name: Amir Reicher

Department: Anthropology

Research Interests: Post-Colonial studies, Environmentalism, Middle-East, The Israeli settlers movement

Undergraduate: BA in History and Philosophy, Tel Aviv University

Languages: Hebrew

Contact: amirreicheratir@yahoo.com

China Sajadian

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China Sajadian

Name: China Sajadian

Department: Anthropology

Research Interests: Lebanon, Palestine, Iran, the Mediterranean, political economy, refugees, leftist movements, labor, the welfare state, inequality

Undergraduate: BA in Government, Smith College

Other: MA in Anthropology, Columbia University

Languages: Arabic, French

Contact: csajadian@gmail.com

Alexandra Schindler

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Alexandra Schindler

Name: Alexandra Schindler
Program: Anthropology
Research Interests: cultural heritage, visual art, Egypt, borders
and migration, gender
Undergraduate: Dartmouth College (Middle East Studies)
Other: American University in Cairo (MA in Gender Studies)
Languages: Arabic, French
Contact: alex.k.schindler@gmail.com

Douaa Sheet

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Douaa Sheet

Name: Douaa Sheet
Department: Anthropology
Research Interests: Violence, Political Subjectivity, the Modern State, Youth
Undergraduate: American University of Beirut, Graphic Design
Languages: Arabic, English
Contact: douaa.sheet@gmail.com

Cihan Tekay

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Cihan Tekay

Name: Cihan Tekay
Program: Anthropology
Research Interests: Women, gender, labor, history, social movements in Turkey and ME
Undergraduate: BA, Art History and Cultural Studies, Hampshire College, MA
Other: MA, Sociology, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
Languages: Turkish, French
Contact: ctekay@gc.cuny.edu

Yunus Dogan Telliel

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Yunus Dogan Telliel

Name: Yunus Dogan Telliel
Department: Anthropology
Research Interests: religious language; semiotics of the secular; Islam, nationalism, and secularism; science and religion
Undergraduate: B.A. in Cultural Studies, Sabanci University (Istanbul)
Languages: Turkish, Ottoman Turkish (print)
Contact: ytelliel@gradcenter.cuny.edu