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List of Graduates by Year: 1990s

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1999

Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Liana Brooks (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies; M.P.A., Public Affairs)
M.A. Thesis: The Israeli-Palestinian water conflict: managing the challenges of shared resources

Heather Ferguson (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies), Assistant Professor, Claremont College
M.A. Thesis: Handicrafts, heritage, and history: rural weavers, urban elites, and the construction of cultural identity in Jordan

Alexa Firat (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: Umm Saʻd by Ghassan Kanafani and Sudāsīyat al-ayyām al-sittah by Imil Habibi: two literary instances rise from the 1967 defeat

Chad Kia (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: Modernity and sexuality in the world of Sâdeq Chubak's The patient stone

Lisa King (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: Marketing identity: images of Iranian women as symbols of power

James Lindley (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies; M.P.A., Public Affairs)
M.A. Thesis: The process of development in Saudi Arabia and Egypt: the importance of science and technology transfer

Adrian McIntyre (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: Making memories of antiquity: museums and the construction of history and identity in Jordan

Tarequ Rabbu (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: Palestine and Arab nationalism during the interwar period

Lisa Raffonelli (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: Asylum seeker, migrant, guest: politics of exclusion in Turkish refugee policy

Mehnaz Sahibzada (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies), Teacher, New Roads School
M.A. Thesis: Islamic numerology: numerical symbols in cultural productions, ritual practices, and cosmological doctrines

Jonathan Wyrtzen (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: Redemption and the religious worldview of the Jewish settlers of the West Bank

Gulsah Yildirim (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: Woman patrons of Ottoman architectural endowments in Kadinlar Saltanati period (16th and 17th centuries)

David Ziegler (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: European security interests and the Greek-Turkish conflict: transforming old antagonists into an archetype of intercultural détente

1998

Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures

Robin Goodman (M.A., Hebrew)
M.A. Thesis: The book of Job: structure and meaning

Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Sherry Abdelaati (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: Subversive spaces: a literary analysis of selected works by Ṛadwá ʻĀshūr and Alīfah Rifʻat

Janice Curreri (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: Keeping the peace: the Palestine police force, decolonization and nationalism, 1918-1939

Avner Ever-Zohar (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: Attitudes towards the Holocaust and sexuality as a defining trait: the Sabras character in Israeli culture

Durriya Ghadiali (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: Forty years of female rule in medieval Yemen: illuminating the reign of al-Sayyida bint Ahmed al-Sulayhi (d. 532/1137)

Joshua Goodman (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: Keeping the flame: Holocaust survivors and America

Amy Mills (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies), Assistant Professor of Geography, University of South Carolina
M.A. Thesis: Modernity and public health in Cairo: environmental sanitation in the greater Cairo wastewater project

Michael Riddle (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies; M.P.A., Public Affairs)
Professional Report: Squatter housing and the Cankaya Municipality of Ankara, Turkey: efforts at urban transformation

Paul Schemm (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies; M.A., Journalism)
M.A. Thesis: Resistance and popular culture in Egypt

Katrinka Somdahl (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: Towards an Israeli-Palestinian dialogue over water: the negotiations of 1991-1995

Scott Worrall (M.A., Middle Eastern Studies)
M.A. Thesis: An examination of the linkage of discipline and the Egyptian cadaster

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