Mervat Hatem

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Personal information

Title: 

Professor of Political Science

Contact information (private)

City: 
Washington
Country: 
USA

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
Howard University
Department: 
Political Science
Address: 
2441 6th Street NW
Postal code: 
20059
State: 
DC
City: 
Washington
Country: 
USA
Phone: 
+1 202 806 9345
Work email address: 
mhatem@howard.edu

Education

PhD, Political Science, University of Michigan, 1982

MA, Political Science, University of Michigan, 1976

MA, Sociology, American University in Cairo, 1975

BA, Political Science, American University in Cairo, 1971

Competences

Political Science

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

Professor of Political Science, Howard University, 1980-Present

Honorary office and memberships: 

President, Middle East Studies Association (MESA), November 2007-November 2008

Member, Editorial Advisory Board of JMEWS: Journal of Middle East Women Studies, 2008- Present

Selected in 2004 for inclusion in the Academics Keys Who’s Who in the Social Sciences Higher Education

Member, Editorial board of Hawwa: Journal of Women in Islamic Societies, 2002-Present

Member, Advisory Board, Women and Memory Forum, 1997-Present

Member, Board of Directors, Middle East Studies Association, 1997-2000

Editorial Consultant to Feminist Studies, 1992-2006

Member, American Political Science Association

Productions and works: 

“Power and Knowledge Revisited in Middle East Studies”, Review of Middle East Studies Review, 43,1 (Summer 2009).

“Africa on My Mind”, International Journal of Middle East Studies , 41 (May 2009).

“Women and Social Reform: An Overview”, Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, John Esposito and Tamara Sonn, eds.(Oxford University Press, 2009).

Awards

Awards: 

Distinguished Alumna Award, American University in Cairo, 2008

Recipient of Howard University Funds For Academic Excellence Grant, 2004-2005

Nominated by the College of Arts and Sciences, Howard University for a “Special Recognition Award” for mentoring students, 2003-2004

Recipient of Howard University's Merit Awards, 1996-2005