Current AIMS Fellows

Abadeer, CarolineRethinking Urban Informality: Political and Social Life in Casablanca Slums
PhD Candidate, Stanford University, Political Science, Morocco

Admiral, RosemaryIntimate Knowledge: Women’s Worlds of Learning in the Premodern Islamic West
PhD Candidate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, History, Morocco/Tunisia

Barouti, TinaMoroccan Modernism: A History of L’Institut National des Beaux-Arts Tétouan 
PhD Student, Boston University, History of Art and Architecture, Morocco

Bedward, MoyagayeHistories of Absence: Former Slave Communities in the Moroccan National Liberation Movement
PhD Candidate, Rutgers – New Brunswick, History, Morocco

Berman, ChantalBread, Freedom: Protest and Social Policy in Tunisia and Morocco
PhD Candidate, Princeton University, Politics, Morocco/Tunisia

Boudraa, NabilAlgeria on Screen: The Films of Merzak Allouache
Associate Professor, Oregon State University, Francophone and North Africa Studies, Algeria

Castonquay, Andrea LeeKeeping the Faith: Maliki fuqahā’, the Almoravid Dynasty and the Sunnization of North Africa c. 1000-1150CE
PhD Candidate, University of Notre Dame, History – Medieval History, Morocco

Graham, Franklin C., [We share the same tent but live in different houses] Architectural resilience in Mauritania
PhD, Lecturer, Santa Clara University, Environmental Studies and Science, Mauritania/Algeria

Halliwell, John CliffordA History of Debt in Pre-Modern Morocco
PhD Student, Columbia University, Middle Eastern South Asian, and African Studies, Morocco

Kigar, Samuel B., Islamic Land: Political Theologies of Territory in Modern Morocco, 1930-1990
PhD Candidate, Duke University, Religion, Morocco

Lotito, NicholasMilitary Responses to Popular Uprisings: Tunisia in Comparative Perspective
PhD Candidate, Columbia University, Political Science, Tunisia

McManus, Anne-MarieMashriq Teachers in Algeria, 1962-1979: A Literary-Cultural Study
Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis, Jewish, Islamic, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Algeria

Norton, RosaEnduring Exile: Belonging, Space and Practice in the Aftermath of Expulsion
PhD Candidate, University of California, Berkeley, Anthropology, Morocco

Rominger, ChristopherImagined Places and Fragmented Spaces: Tunisian Migration and Experiencing Difference during WWI
PhD Candidate, City University of New York, Graduate Center, History, Tunisia

Sayeed, AsmaMapping Muslim Education: Texts and Textual Practices of Islamic Higher Education
Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, Islamic Studies, Morocco

Schine, RachelTunisian Jewry and the Printing Press: Viewing the SĪRA SHA´BIYYA Texts Through their Judeo-Arabic Legacy
PhD Student, University of Chicago, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Tunisia

Schumann, MatthewMapping the Tamgrūt Manuscripts: Knowledge Transmission at the Nāṣiriyya zāwiya (11th – 12th / 17th – 18th Centuries)
PhD Candidate, Princeton University, Near Eastern Studies, Morocco