Kayyali, RandaAdjunct 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.
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