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Rose, Christopher S.

PhD Candidate, Department of History
University of Texas at Austin


Christopher Rose is a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Texas at Austin, where he studies the early modern Arab world, concentrating on the intersections of colonial power, rural resistance, environmental factors and disease in Egypt and the Levant between 1850 and 1920. He is also an Adjunct Instructor at St. Edward's University in Austin. He has extensive experience traveling in the Middle East, including Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Uzbekistan and the West Bank, and has done archival work in the UK, the US, and Switzerland. He speaks Egyptian Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic and Spanish, and reads French and Portuguese. He is one of the cohosts of 15 Minute History, a podcast for history educators that is a partnership between Hemispheres and NOT EVEN PAST. He is currently President of the Middle East Outreach Council, a nationwide organization of educators and outreach professionals dedicated to teaching about the Middle East and its diverse cultures in an accessible, non-partisan manner. During his lengthy tenure as Outreach Director at UT’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies (2000-2016), he conducted numerous professional development sessions for educators, co-wrote several curriculum units for K-12 classrooms, and took numerous groups of educators to the Middle East.

DISCIPLINE
History
SUB AREAS
13th-18th Centuries   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
Arab Studies   
World History   
Colonialism   
History of Medicine   
19th-21st Centuries   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Indian Ocean Region   
Mediterranean Countries   
All Middle East   
Egypt   
SPECIALTIES
Disease / epidemics / public health   
Urban Dev & cult   
social history   
LANGUAGES
Swedish (Intermediate)   
Arabic (Advanced)   
Greek (Elementary)   
Spanish (Advanced)   
French (Intermediate)   
EDUCATION
MA2000Ctr-ME StdsU of Texas at Austin
ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED AT MESA MEETINGS SINCE 2009
Sex Work and Protest in World War 1 Egypt (2017)   
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Christopher S. Rose






Department of History
University of Texas at Austin
128 Inner Campus Dr B7000
Austin, TX
78712-1739
United States
csrose@austin.utexas.edu

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