Areas of Focus
Her dissertation, Routes of Race: Migrations between Ottoman Syria, Mandate Lebanon, and the United States 1881-1945, examines migration from Ottoman Syria (present-day Lebanon, Palestine/Israel, Jordan, and Syria) through the lens of international migration. Connecting archives in Lebanon, France, Mexico, and the United States, she recreates their routes of travel as they confronted European and US sites of imperial power.
She is an experienced teacher who has taught both introductory and upper-level courses in Gender Studies, Ethnic Studies, and critical refugee studies. She has articles published in academic journals, The Washington Post, and Open Democracy.