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Jennifer L. Derr <email@example.com>
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-Mideast-Politics
|Interests:||African American History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Stanford University. Fall 2002 - Dissertation advisor: Joel Beinin. PhD qualifying exams, with distinction, 9/2004.
M.A. Arab Studies, with distinction, Georgetown University. May 2001.
B.S. Biological Sciences, minor in History. Stanford University. August 1998.
Arabic (fluent), Swahili (intermediate), French (intermediate).
Articles and Reviews
“Toward a New History of the Indian Ocean: Review of R.J. Barendse The Arabian Seas: The Indian Ocean World of the Seventeenth Century, Linda Boxberger On the Edge of Empire: Hadhramawt, Emigration and the Indian Ocean, 1880s-1930s, and Leila Tarazi Fawaz and C.A. Bayly, eds., Modernity and Culture: From the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean” Arab Studies Journal 11,12 (Fall 2003-Spring 2004): 143-149.
“Modern Medicine as Meta-Narrative: Epidemic, Public Health and Resistance during the Cholera and Malaria Outbreaks of the 1940s in Egypt” Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA). Washington, DC: November 2002.
“Political Metamorphosis and the Struggle for Pakistan: The History of the All-India Muslim League and the Pakistan Movement within the Context of Social Movement Theory” Regional Meeting of Phi Alpha Theta. Virginia: April, 2001.
University of California at Davis, Department of History. Lecturer.
“Colonialism Unraveled: The Making and Unmaking of European Colonial Systems in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa,” Fall 2004
Stanford University, Department of History. Teaching Assistant:
“Africa in the Twentieth Century, 1870-1990,” Winter 2004.
“Israel, Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict,” Fall 2003.