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Kayyali, Randa

Adjunct Professor, Anthropology
George Washington University


Randa Kayyali is an Adjunct Professor at George Washington University (Anthropology and International Relations) and Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University. She is currently working on a project titled,"Finding Islam in U.S. Official Records on Ancestry, Ethnicity and Race" and conducts archival research at the the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Archives, and the Library of Congress. She received her doctorate in Cultural Studies in May 2013 with a dissertation on Arab Christian identifications in the U.S. She has also taught Arab World Studies at American University in Washington DC and TAed and taught Anthropology, U.S. History and Global Studies classes at George Mason University. In addition to many articles, she has authored The Arab Americans (Greenwood Press 2006), and El-Amerikeun El-Arab. (Arab Institute for Research and Publishing, 2007). She serves on the Board of the Arab American Studies Association.

DISCIPLINE
Anthropology
SUB AREAS
Islamic Studies   
Arab Studies   
Globalization   
Gender/Women's Studies   
Minorities   
Ethnic American Studies   
Foreign Relations   
Identity/Representation   
Diaspora/Refugee Studies   
Cultural Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Arab States   
All Middle East   
North America   
SPECIALTIES
Arab Americans   
Globalization   
Migration   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Advanced)   
French (Intermediate)   
EDUCATION
PhD2013Cultural StudiesGeorge Mason University
MA1996Socio/AnthroAmer U in Cairo
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Randa Kayyali






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randa.kayyali@gmail.com