June 6, 2022
CMES is pleased to congratulate this year's graduating students in our AM and PhD programs.
- Reilly Barry
- Christina Bouri—Thesis: "Mīrī and Mawat: From the 1858 Ottoman Land Code to Modern Israeli Land Grabs in the West Bank" / Advisor: Rosie Bsheer
- Dutton Crowley—Thesis: "Modernity and Cultural Invasion: Ali Khamenei, the United States, and the Software Movement" / Advisor: Mojtaba Ebrahimian / CMES Thesis Prize
- Joseph Cushner
- Ghazi Ghazi—Thesis: "Artistic Expression and Memory in Conflict: The Politics of Iraq War Art 2003-2011" / Advisor: Gareth Doherty
- Uri Inspector—Thesis: "Arab Palestinian Labor in Israel, 1880-2000" / Advisor: Derek Penslar
- Dialla Jandali
- Katie Falk
- Sumaya Malas—Thesis: "Patterns of Ongoing Conflict Reconstruction Contract Distribution: Evaluating the Syrian Conflict" / Advisor: Kristin Fabbe
- Faria Nasruddin—Thesis: "Halidé Edib Adıvar’s 'melting-pot' in the 'ghost-sky': Drawing the Early Turkish Republic into the Indian Ocean" / Advisor: Lerna Ekmekçioğlu (MIT)
- Tianyu Qiao
- Xuechen Wang—Thesis: "Incarcerated in Time: A Linguistic Analysis of the Palestinian Social Temporalities’ Development and Shift from the Nakba to the New Millennium" / Advisor: Arthur Kleinman
- Sheng Zhang—"A Perplexed Wanderer toward Modernization: The Jadid Movement as the Seed for the Flourish and Collapse of pan-Turkism and pan-Islamism in Early 20th Century Xinjiang" / Advisor: Cemal Kafadar
History and MES
Dissertation: "Leaking Empires: The Struggle over Information in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1870-1952"
Advisor: Maya Jasanoff / Committee: Arthur Asseraf, Rosie Bsheer, Khaled Fahmy, Cemal Kafadar
History and MES
Dissertation: "How Locals Became Settlers: Mizrahi Jews and Bodily Capital in Palestine, 1908-1948"
Advisor: Derek Penslar / Committee: Rosie Bsheer, Abigail Jacobson, Afsaneh Najmabadi, Sherene Seikaly
Aylin Yildirim Tschoepe
Anthropology and MES
Dissertation: "Brave New Turkey: Contesting the Production and Valuation of Bodies, Urban Space, and Ecology"
Advisor: Michael Herzfeld / Committee: Theodore C. Bestor, Ajantha Subramanian