AM Theses

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.
2018
Boots, Anna. “'The Boundaries of the Tunisian': Migration and Race in post-Revolution Tunisia.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2018.
Byg, Blaire. “Changing Nature, Shifting People: Point Four, Water Development, and U.S. Refugee Policy in the Jordan River Valley, 1949-1955.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2018.
Cord, Daniel. “The Date Palm and the Da'wa: Non-Religious Factors Favoring the Rise and Resiliency of the Saudi States.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2018.
Harb, Mohamad Khalil. “Escapism by Design: An Ethnography of Leisure-Consumption Architecture in Beirut .” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2018.
Hurwitz, Stephen. “United Nations Security Council Resolution 242: The Role of Ambiguity.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2018.
McIndoe, Andrew. “UNIFL and the Changing Nature of Peacekeeping.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2018.

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