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Rochelle A Davis

Title

Associate Professor

Department

Faculty - SFS
General profile

Portrait

Alt. phone

202-687-0351

Fax

202-687-7001

Location

241 ICC

Office hours

Fall 2009: Thurs 2-5, or by appt.

Bio

Research work encompasses Syrian refugees post 2011, Iraqi refugees in Jordan and Syria, and Palestinian refugees. Has conducted research with Syrian and Iraqi refugees using participatory methods and life histories. Teaching interests include Arab society and culture; refugees, migrants and immigrants in and out of the Arab World; memory, history, and historiography; and conflict and change. Studied at a variety of universities in the Middle East, including the American University in Cairo, the University of Jordan, and Yarmouk University in Jordan.

Education

  • Ph.D. (2002) University of Michigan, Anthropology and Near Eastern Studies
  • MA (1993) University of Michigan, Modern Arabic Literature
  • BA (1990) University of California, Davis, Art History

Languages

  • Arabic (speak, read, write)