Current AIMS Fellows, 2020-2021

[All Research Delayed Until International Travel Resumes]

Fazia Aitel, Amazigh Sisterhood in Poetry and Songs During the Algerian War
PhD, Claremont McKenna College, Modern Languages and Literatures, Algeria

Samuel Anderson, Franco-Muslim Education in Morocco and in Northwest Africa
PhD, Pomona College, History, Morocco

Caroline Angle, Decolonizing Knowledge: Reclaiming Colonial Museums in North and West Africa
PhD Student, University of Maryland, College Park, History, Tunisia/Algeria

Nabil Boudraa, The Cinema of Rachid Bouchareb (book project)
PhD, Oregon State University, French and Francophone Studies, Algeria

Amelia Burke, Home Economics: Property and Gendered Household Provisioning in Rural Morocco
PhD Student, University of Michigan, Anthropology and History, Morocco

Anne Marie Butler, Sexuality and Surrealism in Contemporary Tunisian Art: Najah Zarbout and Meriem Bouderbala
PhD, Kalamazoo College, Art History and Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Tunisia

Doyle Calhoun, Suicidal Memory: Walking along the ‘Boulevard de l’abîme’
PhD Candidate, Yale University, French, Algeria

Carl Davila, al-Rawḍat al-ghannāʾ: A Little-Known Andalusian Music Anthology
PhD, SUNY College at Brockport, History, Morocco/Tunisia

John J. Dieck, Cannabis Regulation in the Period of the Moroccan Protectorates
PhD Student, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, History, Morocco

Rachael Diniega, Linking Climate Change and Migration in Rural Morocco: A Translocal Resilience Approach
PhD Student, University of Vienna, Geography and Regional Research, Morocco

Mark Drury, The Kadihin Movement in Mauritania and Saharan Decolonization, 1966-1973
PhD, Princeton University, Anthropology, Mauritania

Matthew Dudley, Trading Intangibles: Ottoman Mercantile Communication across the Eighteenth-Century Mediterranean
PhD Student, Yale University, History, Tunisia

Asmaa Elgamal, Religion, security, and development expertise: Exploring the knowledge practices of soft security assistance in the Maghreb-Sahel Nexus
PhD Candidate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Urban Studies and Planning, Morocco

Cortney Hughes Rinker, The Structure of Pain: Impacts of Knowledge, Policy, and Religion in Opioid Use in Morocco
PhD, George Mason University, Sociology and Anthropology, Morocco

Mahmood Ibrahim, Towards a Translation of Tartib al-Rihla
PhD, Cal Poly Pomona, History, Morocco

Jill Jarvis, Signs in the Desert: An Aesthetic Cartography of the Sahara
PhD, Yale University, French, Algeria, Morocco

Armaan Siddiqi, Bridging Worlds: Shaykh Muhammad ibn Jaʿfar al-Kattani’s Activism in Morocco and Beyond (1880 – 1927)
PhD Candidate, Harvard University, Near Eastern Language and Civilizations, Morocco

Keenan Wilder, National Organizations and Political Change in Tunisia
PhD Student, Brown University, Sociology, Tunisia