Faculty and Staff

Co-Directors

Alicia Walker

Professor of History of Art on the Marie Neuberger Fund for the Study of Arts
Areas of Focus
Medieval, Byzantine and Islamic Art
Contact
Phone
610-526-5405
Location Old Library 229
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Faculty

Grace Morgan Armstrong

Eunice M. Schenck 1907 Professor of French and Francophone Studies and Director of Middle Eastern Languages
Areas of Focus
French Middle Ages, stylistics, women writers
Contact
Phone
610-526-5386
Location Old Library 150
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Jennie Bradbury

Assistant Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology
Areas of Focus
Social complexity in the ancient Near East; the role of "non-optimal" zones; burial traditions and mortuary practices; landscape archaeol...
Contact
Phone
610-526-5659
Location Old Library 214
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Edwige Crucifix

Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies
Areas of Focus
20th and 21st C. Francophone Literature, Maghreb, postcolonial studies, women and gender studies.
Contact
Phone
610-526-5384
Location Old Library 146
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Nisrin Elamin

Assistant Professor of International Studies
Areas of Focus
Land rights, extractive industries, and the militarization of borders in East Africa and the Sahel.
Contact
Phone
610-526-5568
Location Dalton 100D
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Sylvia W. Houghteling

Assistant Professor of History of Art
Areas of Focus
Early Modern Art | South Asian Art | Decorative Arts and Material Culture
Contact
Phone
610-526-5652
Location Old Library 232
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Agnès Peysson-Zeiss

Senior Lecturer in French and Francophone Studies
Areas of Focus
20th-21st century Francophone Literature and Culture, Trauma Studies, Translation Studies and Foreign Language Pedagogy.
Contact
Phone
610-526-5387
Location Old Library 153
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Rubina K. Salikuddin

Visiting Assistant Professor
Areas of Focus
Medieval and early modern Iran and Central Asia, history of religion, commemoration and collective memory.
Contact
Phone
610-526-5543
Location Old Library 212
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Nathaniel Shils

Visiting Instructor
Areas of Focus
Nationalism and ethnic politics, peace and conflict processes, power sharing in divided places, state building, settler colonialism and i...
Contact
Location Dalton 110
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Staff

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Middle Eastern Studies

Old Library
Bryn Mawr College
101 N. Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010-2899

Alicia Walker
Professor and Chair of History of Art on the Marie Neuberger Fund for the Study of Arts
Co-Director of Middle Eastern Studies
awalker01@brynmawr.edu
610-526-5405

Manar Darwish
Lecturer and Coordinator of Bi-Co Arabic Program
Co-Director of Middle Eastern Studies
mdarwish@brynmawr.edu
610-526-5669