AM Theses

2021
Al-Rifay, Mouhanad. “Scattered Images: The Perpetual Destabilization of Family in Pursuit of Political Dominance (Palestine 1948–Syria 1980).” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2021.
Murphy, John Paul (Jack). “Earthquakes and Epidemics: The Impact of Natural Disasters on the ʿAbbāsid Revolution.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2021.
2020
Clager, Hannah M.The 'Houthification' of Education in Yemen: A Revival of Pedagogical Battlegrounds?Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2020.
Ellis, Eleanor Takenaka. “The Afterlives of Aftershocks: Collective Memory and the 1992 Cairo Earthquake.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2020.
Khoury, Maria. “Ghosts and Parallel Times: The Haunting of Palestinian Citizens of Israel.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2020.
2019
Alrifai, Oula. “The Self-Flagellation of a Nation: Assad, Iran, and Regime Survival in Syria.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2019.
Al-Thani, Amna. “Women’s Head Covering in Islam and Judaism.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2019.
Amarir, Sahar. “Minorities and the State: A Comparative Study of Variations in Levels of Internal Dissidence within Morocco and Jordan.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2019.
Dean, Joshua. “From Oslo to Taba: Was a Resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict ever Truly within Reach?Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2019.
Dhaliwal, Tara. “Javanmardi-e Fetyān: Spiritual Chivalry in Early Modern Iran.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2019.
Falk, Fridtjof. “The Americanization of European Foreign Policy vis-à-vis Iran: How the European Union Became Beholden to the United States’ Iran Policy.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2019.
Ghanem, Mariam. “So You Think You’re Empowering Women? A Critique of NGOs through Ethnographies of Female Breadwinners in Urban Cairo.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2019.
Glavine, Amber. “Homosexuality and Same-Sex Union in Islam: An Analysis of Contemporary Debates.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2019.
Lahoud, Suzie. “Khomeini’s Philosopher King: Examining the Philosophical Origins of Vilāyat-i Faqīh.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2019.
McPherson-Smith, Oliver. “Institutional Change and Continuity in the Era of Mohammad bin Salman: A Case Study of the Solar Power Industry in Saudi Arabia.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2019.
Norberg, Nicholas. “Constitutionalism in Modern Iraq, 1839-1958.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2019.

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