Ph.D., Anthropology, UC Davis, 2007.
M.A., Anthropology, American University in Cairo, 2001.
Women in Muslim Majority Societies and Cultures
Women’s Islamic Activism
Gender and Sexuality in Muslim Societies and Cultures
Associate Professor, Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of California, USA.
Sherine Hafez lectures on topics related to gender, Islamic movements, women’s Islamic activism and the uprisings in the Arab World.
Co-Editor, Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa: Into the New Millennium. Indiana University Press, 2013.
An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements. New York University Press, 2011. Also published as a Middle East Version:The American University In Cairo Press, 2011.
The Terms of Empowerment: Islamic Women Activists in Egypt. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press. 2003.
Her articles have appeared in American Ethnologist; Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society; Feminist Review; Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies and Journal of North African Studies.