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Evelyn Azeeza Alsultany

United States

Evelyn Alsultany is an Associate Professor in the Department of American Culture at the University of Michigan and Director of Arab and Muslim American Studies. She teaches courses on media representations, U.S. cultural and racial politics, and Arab and Muslim Americans. She also coordinates student internships at Arab and Muslim American organizations in southeast Michigan.

She is the author of Arabs and Muslims in the Media: Race and Representation after 9/11 (New York University Press, 2012). She is co-editor (with Rabab Abdulhadi and Nadine Naber) of Arab and Arab American Feminisms: Gender, Violence, and Belonging (Syracuse University Press, 2011), winner of the Arab American National Museum’s Evelyn Shakir Book Award. She is also co-editor (with Ella Shohat) of Between the Middle East and the Americas: The Cultural Politics of Diaspora (University of Michigan Press, 2013). She is guest curator of the Arab American National Museum's online exhibit, Reclaiming Identity: Dismantling Arab Stereotypes (www.arabstereotypes.org). In 2012, she was awarded a Jack G. and Bernice Shaheen Achievement Award.

She received an I.B. from the United Nations International School (1991); a B.A. in Women’s Studies and Political Science from the University of Michigan (1995); an M.A. in Gender Studies and Feminist Theory from the New School for Social Research (1998); and a Ph.D. in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University (2005). Before joining the faculty in the Department of American Culture at the University of Michigan, she was a visiting lecturer at the Center for Arab American Studies at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. 

For more information, see http://evelynalsultany.com.

Bibliography

Arabs and Muslims in the Media: Race and Representation after 9/11 (New York University Press, 2012)

Co-editor (with Rabab Abdulhadi and Nadine Naber) of Arab and Arab American Feminisms: Gender, Violence, and Belonging (Syracuse University Press, 2011)

Co-editor (with Ella Shohat) of Between the Middle East and the Americas: The Cultural Politics of Diaspora (University of Michigan Press, 2013)

Contact:

Public Contact: Department of American Culture University of Michigan 3700 Haven Hall 505 S. State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1045
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