Afaf Marsot

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Personal information

Title: 

Professor Emeritus of History

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
UCLA
Department: 
History
Postbox: 
Box 951473
Address: 
6265 Bunche Hall
Postal code: 
90095
State: 
CA
City: 
Los Angeles
Country: 
USA
Fax: 
+1-310-206-9630
Work email address: 
amarsot@ucla.edu

Education

D.Phil., History, Oxford University, 1983.

Competences

Egyptian History.

Modern Near Eastern History.

Women's Studies.

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

Retired, Currently writing historical novels set in the Middle East.

Professor Emeritus of History, University of California in Los Angeles.

Productions and works: 

Women and Men in 18th Century Egypt. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995.

A Short History of Modern Egypt (Second Edition). New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Egypt in the Reign of Muhammad Ali. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1983.

Awards

Distinctions: 

Delivered keynote address at Association of Women Researchers in Lebanon conference regarding Arab Women (speech was in Arabic).

Awards: 

Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters provided by the American University in Cairo, 2001.

Mentoring Award, Middle East Studies Association.