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Hafez, Sherine M.

Associate Professor, Women's Studies
University of California, Riverside


Sherine Hafez is Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of California, Riverside. She is the author of, The Terms of Empowerment: Islamic Women Activists in Egypt, (American University Press, 2003) and An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion And Secularism In Women's Islamic Movements (New York University Press, 2011). Hafez is co-editor of, Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa: Into the New Millennium, (Indiana University Press, 2013). Her articles have appeared in American Ethnologist; Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society; Feminist Review; Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies and Journal of North African Studies. Hafez lectures on topics related to gender and subjectivity in the Muslim World, Islamic movements, women’s Islamic activism and the uprisings in the Arab World.

DISCIPLINE
Anthropology
SUB AREAS
Colonialism   
Development   
Gender/Women's Studies   
Islamic Studies   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
All Middle East   
Egypt   
Islamic World   
SPECIALTIES
Islamic Mvmts   
Post-colonial Critique   
Women's Mvmts in ME   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Advanced)   
French (Intermediate)   
English (Advanced)   
EDUCATION
PhD2006AnthropologyUC Davis
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Sherine M. Hafez






Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies
University of California, Riverside
University Ave - 2021 INTN
Riverside, CA
92521
United States
Fax:951-827-6386
sherine.hafez@ucr.edu

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