Our Team


Amal Ghazal (on leave 2020-2022)

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 Muslim societies in Africa. Her writings have covered several regions, including the western Indian Ocean, the Eastern Mediterranean and North Africa.

} A conversation with Dr. Amal Ghazal

Advisory Committee

Evdoxios Doxiadis

Lecturer, History Department

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


Janine-Marie Conrad

Program Assistant

Aslam Bulbulia

Community Engagement Initiatives

Research Assistants

Yaqeen Abdulzahra

Research Assistant

Salma Amer

Research Assistant

Arthur Liao

Research Assistant

Ardalan Rezamand

Research Assistant

Yara Younis

Research Assistant