Hanan Kholoussy

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Personal information

Title: 

Assistant Professor of History and Middle East Studies

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
American University in Cairo
Postbox: 
74
Address: 
New Cairo Campus
Postal code: 
11835
City: 
Cairo
Country: 
Egypt
Work email address: 
hkholoussy@aucegypt.edu

Education

Joint PhD, History and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University, 2008

Joint BS/MA, Foreign Service and Arab Studies, Georgetown University, 1999

Competences

Anticolonial Nationalism

Gender in the Modern Middle East

History and Cultures of the Middle East

Islamic personal status laws

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

Assistant Professor, History and Middle East Studies, The American University in Cairo

Adjunct Professor, Modern Middle Eastern History, Temple University, Japan Campus

Instructor, Middle Eastern Societies, New York University

Honorary office and memberships: 

Member, American Historical Association

Member, Japan Association for Middle East Studies

Member, Middle East Studies Association (MESA)

Productions and works: 

"Monitoring and Medicalizing Male Sexuality in Semi-Colonial Egypt.” Gender and History. Vol. 22, No. 3 (Fall 2010): 1-15.

For Better, For Worse: The Marriage Crisis That Made Modern Egypt. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010. Co-published in the Middle East by The American University in Cairo Press.

“Interfaith Unions and Non-Muslim Wives in the Early Twentieth-Century Alexandria Islamic Courts.” Untold Histories of the Middle East: Recovering Voices from the 19th and 20th Centuries. London: Routledge, 2010.

"The Nationalization of Marriage in Monarchical Egypt." Re-Envisioning Egypt, 1919-1952. New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2005: 317–350.

Awards

Awards: 

Honorable Mention for the Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Award in Humanities, 2008

New York University Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship, 2007

Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship, 2004

American Research Center in Egypt Dissertation Fellowhip, 2003