<P>PhD (Binghamton University, SUNY) 2001</P>
Malek Abisaab is an assistant professor at the department of history and the Institute of Islamic Studies at McGill University. He graduated from the history department of Binghamton University (New York) and taught for five years at the history department of the University of Akron, Ohio. His courses deal with the social and political transformation of the modern Middle East and women in Islamic societies, exploring new conceptual tools and comparative frameworks for discussing gender, labor and the nation-state during the colonial and postcolonial periods.
Modern Middle Eastern history, Women's history