Nadya Sbaiti

Visiting Assistant Professor

Nadya Sbaiti

International History

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+974 4457 8369

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Nadya Sbaiti is Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Georgetown University in Qatar. She specializes in the social and cultural histories of the modern Middle East, with a focus on the Arab world. Professor Sbaiti studies gender, education, and nation-building in the post-WWI Levant with an examination of tourism, social class and mobility. She is the co-editor of the volume Practicing Sectarianism: Archival and Ethnographic Interventions on Lebanon (Stanford University Press, 2022), and has authored journal articles, book chapters, essays on pedagogy, and archival research guides. She teaches Middle East-focused courses that include introductory surveys, as well as courses on women and gender, the history of education, science fiction, and uprisings in historical perspective. She earned her M.A. in Arab Studies and Ph.D. in History, both from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She has served as co-editor of the peer-reviewed Arab Studies Journal and is co-director of the Lebanon Dissertation Summer Institute.