Current AIMS Fellows, 2023

Faisal Abulhassan, Cartographies of Bonds and Bondages: Orienting the French Sahara, 1900-1962, Johns Hopkins University, History, PhD Candidate, Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco (Declined)

Lydia Barrett, Remembered Rhythms, Musical Echoes: Traces of Women’s Tende Songs in Participatory Performances in the Moroccan Sahara, University of California, Santa Cruz, Music, PhD Student, Morocco

Ethan Cohen, What is a Woman (Again)? A Contest or “Feminism” Across the Mediterranean, 1902-1939, Temple University, History, PhD Student, Morocco

Carole Edwards, Renegotiating authorship: Contemporary Moroccan Writer Mohamed Nedali, Texas Tech University, Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures, PhD, Morocco

Walter J. Francis, Jr., Restitution and Independence: The Jews of Tunisia in the Aftermath of World War II, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, History, PhD Candidate, Tunisia

Kellyn Lewis, Abdurrahman Taha and Global Ethics, Harvard University, Religion, PhD Student, Morocco

Paul Love, Libraries, graves, & family histories: in search of the Jebel Nafusa in Djerba, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Humanities & Social Sciences, PhD, Tunisia

Ethan Harold Mefford, Olives and society in northern Morocco, 1844-1956, University of California, Los Angeles, History, PhD Candidate, Morocco, Algeria

Ahmed Mitiche, The Social Life of Memory: The Algerian Revolution in an Algiers Neighborhood, Columbia University, Anthropology, PhD Student, Algeria

Evan Anders Pugh, Heritage olive and carob arboriculture practices on the Ida Outanane massif, SW Morocco, Independent, Independent, BA, Morocco

Daniel Williford, Concrete Futures: Technology and Crisis in Modern Morocco, University of Wisconsin-Madison, History, PhD, Morocco