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Muriam Haleh  Davis
  • Title
    • Assistant Professor
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • History Department
  • Phone
    831-459-4257
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location 212 Stevenson College
  • Office Hours Fall 2017: Thursdays, 1 - 3pm
  • Mail Stop Stevenson Academic Services
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise North Africa, Middle East Studies, European Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Environmental History, Capitalism
  • Courses Taught HIS 154: Postcolonial North Africa, HIS 184B: Race and Anti-Racism in Europe, HIS 252: Republicanism and its Discontents, HIS 170B: France and French Empire in the 19th Century, HIS 170C: From the Trenches to the Casbah: France and its Empire in the 20th Century

Research Interests

My research interests focus on development, decolonization and race in North Africa. I am currently  working on a manuscript that studies how the postwar reinvention of a market economy influenced prevailing ideas of race and national identity in Algeria. 

Biography, Education and Training

2004-2006: MA in Arab Studies, Georgetown University

2006-2008: MA in Culture and Theory, University of California, Irvine

2008-2015: PhD in History, NYU 

2015-2016: Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow, European University Institute