Current AIMS Fellows, 2022-2023

Sumayya Ahmed, Documenting Living Manuscript Culture in Morocco: Oral Histories with Manuscript Experts, Collectors, and Caretakers, Simmons University, School of Library and Information Science, PhD, Morocco

Elya Assayag, Marriage Law, Domestic Violence and Religious Conversion in Colonial Morocco (1912-1956), Columbia University, History, PhD Student, Morocco

Hamzah Baig, A Wind from the South: The Algerian Revolution, Arab Lefts, and the Third World Radical Imagination, Yale University, History, PhD Candidate, Algeria, Tunisia

David Balgley, Precipitous Drops: The political ecology of irrigation infrastructure in Morocco, Cornell University, Development Sociology, PhD Student, Morocco (declined)

Adeli Block, Scripting Distinction: The Social Life of Language Policy in Morocco, University of Michigan, Anthropology, PhD Student, Morocco (declined)

Hicham Chami, Jebli Music Culture: Soundings from the Moroccan Periphery, Columbia University, Music, PhD Candidate, Morocco

Sung-Eun Choi, Jacques Berque (1910-1995): A Life in French Orientalism, From Colonial North Africa to Postcolonial France, Bentley University, History, PhD, Algeria, Morocco

Alessandra Ciucci, Nass el Ghiwane: The Sounds of Protest in Morocco (1970s-1990s), Columbia University, Music, PhD, Morocco

Jane Goodman, Theater and Transformation: Discovering the Alloula Archive, Indiana University, Anthropology, PhD, Algeria

Ava Hess, Tunisian Vernacular Art: Figural Representation on Glass and Paper, University of California, Los Angeles, Art History, MA-PhD Student, Tunisia

Emily Marks, Healing Clinical Encounters: Memory and Trauma from the Algerian War, University of Virginia, French, PhD Candidate, Algeria

Maura McCreight, Retracing Photographic Stories of Women During the Algerian War for Independence (1954-62), Graduate Center, CUNY, Art History, PhD Student, Algeria

Elizabeth Perego, Algerian Women in Conflict, 1955 to 2005: Representations of Gender, “Terrorism,” and Islam on the Verge of the “War on Terror”, Appalachian State University, History, PhD, Algeria

Andrew Russo, Valorous Defeat: North African Narratives of the Morisco Expulsion, 1568-1654, University of Rochester, History, PhD Candidate, Tunisia

Alexander Young, African Culture Decolonization and the Book Revolution, 1956-1979, John Hopkins University, History, PhD Candidate, Morocco, Tunisia

Peter Kitlas, Islamic Diplomacies in a Connected Mediterranean, Emory University, Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, PhD, Tunisia

Lotfi Sayahi, Use of the Spanish language in Northern Morocco, University of Albany, PhD, PhD, Morocco