Fatema Mernissi Book Award

The Fatema Mernissi Book Award was established in 2017 to recognize outstanding scholarship in studies of gender, sexuality, and women’s lived experience. The annual award was named for Fatema Mernissi to recognize her long and distinguished career as a scholar and as a public intellectual. The award will be announced at the Awards Ceremony held during MESA’s annual meeting.

The award winners will appear below once the award is given. The nomination guidelines are available under “Related” below right.

Ilana Feldman

Ilana Feldman

George Washington University

Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics
University of California Press

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Attiya Ahmad

Attiya Ahmad

George Washington University

Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work, and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait
Duke University Press, 2017

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