Administration

Director:

Amal Ghazal was born and raised in Lebanon, where she attended the American University of Beirut and earned a BA in History. She moved to Canada in 1996. She completed her MA and PhD at the University of Alberta, and held a SSHRC postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Toronto. She was a faculty member in the History Department at Dalhousie University between 2006 and 2017. She specializes in the history of the Middle East and Islam in Africa. Her writings have covered several regions, including the western Indian Ocean, the Levant and North Africa.

Advisory Committee

Derryl MacLean

Associate Professor, History

Dr. Luke Clossey

Associate Professor, History

Dr. Adel Iskandar

Assistant Professor, Communication

Dr. Thomas Kuehn

Associate Professor, History

Dr. Paul Sedra

Associate Professor, History

Dr. Azadeh Yamini-Hamedani

Associate Professor, World Literature

Staff

Janine-Marie Conrad, Program Assistant

Ardalan Rezamand, Research Assistant 

Amanda Rachmat, Research Assistant