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Faculty by Region: Middle East

  • Roger Allen

    Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature, Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilization

    • Modern Arabic Fiction
    • Literatures in the Arab world

    rallen@ccat.sas.upenn.edu

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  • Hocine Fetni

    Assistant Dean for Academic Advising, The College, School of Arts and Sciences Adjunct. Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

    • Islamic Fundamentalism in the Middle East and North Africa
    • Political Instability and Laws of Investment in North Africa
    • Law and Social Change in the Middle east and North Africa - Corporation of Islamic Law

     

    hfetni@sas.upenn.edu

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  • Eve Troutt Powell

    Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of History and Africana Studies

    Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, School of Arts and Sciences
    • The relationship between Africa and the Middle East
    • History of African slavery in the Nile valley

    troutt@sas.upenn.edu

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  • Josef W. Wegner

    Assistant Professor, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

    • Egyptian Mortuary Complex and Middle Kingdom Settlement Patterns in South Abydos
    • Egyptian Culture and Archaeology

    jwegner@sas.upenn.edu