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Abdelmonem, Angie

School of Human Evolution and Social Change
Arizona State University


Angie Abdelmonem is a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Her research focuses on gender and sexuality-based violence within Egypt, with a specific emphasis on the work of civil society groups and NGOs to combat public sexual violence. Her current project examines shifting public conceptualizations of various forms of sexual violence in Egypt. Angie has a PhD in Anthropology from the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University. She has previously worked in Egyptian civil society for the Egyptian Center for Women's Rights, from 2005 and 2006, and conducted participant observation with the group HarassMap, from 2013-2014. She currently serves on the board of HarassMap, the Association for Middle East Women's Studies (AMEWS), the Association for Middle East Anthropology (AMEA), and MESA.

DISCIPLINE
Anthropology
SUB AREAS
Gender/Women's Studies   
Cultural Studies   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
Human Rights   
Transnationalism   
Development   
Ethnography   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Egypt   
SPECIALTIES
Gender and Sexuality-Based Violence   
Cultural Politics   
Non-Governmental Organizations   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Advanced)   
EDUCATION
PhD2016AnthropologyArizona State University
MA2004AnthropologyArizona State University
BA1999AnthropologyUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Angie Abdelmonem