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Seikaly, Sherene

Associate Professor, History
University of California, Santa Barbara


Sherene Seikaly is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Seikaly is editor of Arab Studies Journal, co-founder and co-editor of Jadaliyya e-zine, an editor of Journal of Palestine Studies, a policy member of Al-Shabaka, the Palestinian Policy Network, and an advisory member of R-Shief Online Archive Project. Seikaly's Men of Capital: Scarcity and Economy in Mandate Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2016) explores how Palestinian capitalists and British colonial officials used economy to shape territory, nationalism, the home, and the body. She has published in academic journals such as International Journal of Middle East Studies and Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies as well as in online venues including Jadaliyya, Mada Masr, and 7iber.

DISCIPLINE
History
SUB AREAS
Trade/Investment   
Cultural Studies   
Nationalism   
Colonialism   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Lebanon   
Palestine   
All Middle East   
SPECIALTIES
Colonial Dev   
Capitalism   
Consumption   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Fluent)   
Hebrew (Advanced)   
EDUCATION
PhD2007Hist, ME & Isalmic StdsNew York U
MA2000CCASGeorgetown U
BA1993Urban Studies and PlanningUniversity of California, San Diego
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Sherene Seikaly






UCSB
History Department
HSSB 4223
Santa Barbara, CA
93101
United States
srseikaly@gmail.com