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Farha Ghannam

Eugene Lang Research Professor of Anthropology

Farha Ghannam


Areas of Expertise

  • Anthropological theories
  • Globalization & transnationalism
  • Contemporary Islamic practices
  • Identities, gender, & sexuality in the Middle East
  • History of ethnography

In the News

  • Mada - "Up in Arms Over a TikTok Star: Public Morality and the State"
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer - "The rich symbolism of the square in Cairo"
  • Salon - "Wired for change: Millennials, hashtag activism and today's new Arabs"

  • Jadaliyya - "The Rise and Decline of a Heterotopic Space: Views from Midan al-Tahrir"


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