Adey Almohsen

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almoh003@umn.edu

History
1110 Heller Hall

271 19th Ave S

Canon-making and Nation-writing in Exile: An Intellectual History of Palestinians 1948 to 1967

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • PhD: History, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, United States, In progress.
  • MA: History, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, United States, 2014.
  • BA (High Honours): Political Science and Religion, Minor in History, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 2012.

Specialties

  • Intellectual History of the Arab Left
  • Radical and Secular Thought in the Middle East
  • Palestinian Literature and Art
  • Cultures and Literatures of Nationalism
  • Marxism, Critical Theory, Poststructuralism
  • Mediology, Theories of Culture and Media
  • Political, Social, and Economic Thought
  • Politcal Economy, History of Capitalism
Courses Taught
  • HIST 3412 - Fall 2017: Soccer: History around the World (Teaching Assistant)
  • HIST 3265 - Spring 2016: History of Twentieth Century Russia (Teaching Assistant)
  • JWST/HIST 3729 - Spring 2016: Nazi Germany and Hitler's Europe (Teaching Assistant)
  • HIST 3412 - Spring 2015: Soccer: History around the World (Teaching Assistant)
  • OLLI 13052 - Winter 2015: A Survey in Modern Political Thought 1500-1900 (Instructor)
  • HIST 1301W - Fall 2014: Authority and Rebellion: American History to 1865 (Teaching Assistant)
  • GLOS 3942 - Spring 2014: History of Modern Israel/Palestine: Society, Culture, and Politics (Teaching Assistant)
  • OLLI 22035 - Winter 2014: The History and Culture of the Levant (Instructor)
  • HIST 3505 - Fall 2013: Survey of the Modern Middle East (Teaching Assistant)
  • SOC 3801 - Spring 2013: Sociological Research Methods (Teaching Assisstant)
  • POL 1201W - Fall 2012: Political Ideas and Ideologies (Teaching Assistant)
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Member: Middle East Studies Association (MESA)
  • Member: American Historical Association (AHA)
  • Member: History Graduate Association, University of Minnesota

Research

  • Research Fellow: Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) - Ramallah/Washington, 2017-8
  • Doctoral Fellow: German Oriental Institute (OIB) - Beirut, Lebanon, 2017
  • Research Affiliate: Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS) - Beirut, Lebanon, 2017
  • Research Affiliate: Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies, American University of Beirut - Beirut, Lebanon, 2017
  • Dissertation Fellow: Darat al-Funun, Khaled Shoman Foundation - Amman, Jordan, 2016
Awards
  • PARC Fellowship in Palestinian Studies, Palestinian American Research Center, 2017-8
  • Max Weber Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, Orient Institute, Beirut, Lebanon, 2017
  • Dissertation Fellowship in Modern and Contemporary Arab Art, Darat al-Funun, Shoman Foundation, Amman, Jordan, 2016
  • JWG Dunn Jr. Scholarship for Research on International Peace, Institute for Global Studies, 2016
  • International Thesis Travel Research Grant, Graduate School, University of Minnesota, 2016
  • Graduate Research Partnership Program, University of Minnesota, 2015
  • Culture Corps Award, International Student & Scholar Services, University of Minnesota, 2014 & 2015
  • David and Rosemary Good Fellowship in Economic History, University of Minnesota, 2012-3