Amira Sonbol

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Personal information

Title: 

Professor of History

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
Georgetown University
Department: 
School of Foreign Service - Qatar
Postbox: 
PO Box 23689
Address: 
A 102B LAS Building
City: 
Doha
Country: 
Qatar
Phone: 
+974-4457-8293
Work email address: 
sonbola@georgetown.edu

Education

 Ph.D., History, Georgetown University.

 MA, Arabic and Islamic Studies, American University in Cairo

Competences

History of Modern Egypt

 Islamic History and Law

Women, Gender and Islam

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

 Professor of History, Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service.

 Editor-in-Chief, Hawwa: the Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World.

Co-Editor, Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations.

Honorary office and memberships: 

 Member, Board of Directors, Women and Memory Forum

Productions and works: 

 The New Mamluks: Egyptian Society and Modern Feudalism. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2001. 

 Women, the Family and Divorce Laws in Islamic History. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1996. 

The Creation of a Medical Profession in Egypt: 1800-1922. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1991.

Women of the Jordan: Islam, Labor and Law. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2002.