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Malek Abisaab


PhD (Binghamton University, SUNY) 2001

Specialization by Geographical Area: 
Middle East
Specialization by Time Period: 
1900 - Today
Contact Information

Leacock, Rm 620
855 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 2T7

514-398-4400 ext.09325
Email Address: 
malek [dot] abisaab [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Leacock, Rm 620
Office Hours: 
(Fall 2013 on Sabbatical Leave)

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.

Graduate Supervision: 

Modern Middle Eastern history, women's history

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Associate Professor