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Standing Committees

AMEWS members may be asked (and are welcome to volunteer) to serve on various standing committees. The AMEWS President and the Secretary are ex-officio members of all committees and may create additional committees as is necessary.

Current committees include:

Program Committee

Azza Basarudin, University of California Los Angeles (Committee Chair)
Nadje Al-Ali, SOAS
Nada Elia, Antioch University
Connie Lamb, Brigham Young University
Jennifer Olmstead, Drew University
Deborah Al-Najar, University of Southern California
Amaney Jamal, Princeton University
Zeina Zaatari, Global Fund for Women

Graduate Student Committee

Angie Abdelmonem, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Alexandra Jerome, College of William and Mary

Committee for Human Rights and Academic Freedom [click here to read committee mandate]

Sondra Hale, University of California Los Angeles (Committee Chair)
Rita Stephan, University of Texas at Austin
Margot Badran, Georgetown University
Elise Young, Westfield State College
Alexandra Jerome, College of William and Mary
Aseel Sawalha, Pace University
Mary Ann Fay, Morgan State University
Shiva Shahriari
Rebecca Steinfeld, University of Oxford



Constitution and By-laws of AMEWS [PDF file]