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Holden, Stacy E.

Associate Professor, History
Purdue University


Stacy E. Holden completed her Ph.D. in History at Boston University in 2005. Her professional activities have led her to study Arabic in Tunisia, do work for the US Embassy in Mauritania, examine preservation projects in Egypt, and research colonial architecture in Mali. She is particularly interested in architecture and urbanism in the Middle East and North Africa as well as American representations of the Arab-Islamic world. She is the author of The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco (University Press of Florida, 2009) and A Documentary History of Modern Iraq (University Press of Florida, 2012). She is currently writing an article on Barbary captivity from a North African perspective and a book that provides a counternarrative to Edith Wharton's travelogue In Morocco (1920).

DISCIPLINE
History
SUB AREAS
History of Architecture   
19th-21st Centuries   
Colonialism   
Ethnic American Studies   
Identity/Representation   
Pop Culture   
Urban Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
All Middle East   
Iraq   
Maghreb   
Morocco   
SPECIALTIES
American Representations of Arab World   
19-20thC   
Archit & Urbanism   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Intermediate)   
French (Advanced)   
EDUCATION
PhD2005HistBoston U
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Stacy E. Holden






Department of History
Purdue University
672 Oval Drive
West Lafayette, IN
47906
United States
Fax:765-496-1755
sholden@purdue.edu

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