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Texas State University
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Cold War, science, Arab nationalism, cinema
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« Golden Flies: Egypt’s Pharaonic Past in Multiple Mirrors », in Mercedes Volait et Emmanuelle Perrin (dir.), Dialogues artistiques avec les passés de l’Égypte : une perspective transnationale et transmédiale, Paris, InVisu (CNRS-INHA) (« Actes de colloques »), 2017.

“’Atoms for Peace:’ Hashemite Iraq and the Baghdad Pact during the Cold War.” In War and Geography; The Spatiality of Organized Mass Violence, Frank Jacob, Sarah Danielsson, eds. (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2017), pp. 263-296.

“’Dogs of Wall Street, Let Us Alone;’ Graffiti in Cold War Baghdad, 1953.” In Making of Arab Spring: Assessing Role of Civil Society through Cases of Innovative Activism, Cenap Çakmak, ed. (London: Palgrave Macmillan) (2016), pp. 17-33.

Recent Publications


“American Atomic Policy and Hashemite Iraq, 1954-1958,” US Foreign Policy in the Middle East: From American Missionaries to the Islamic State, edited by Geoffrey F. Gresh and Tugrul Keskin (Routledge 2018).

“Indemnity Against The Government”: Prisons and Prisoners in Hashemite Iraq During the Cold War,” Historical Yearbook 8 (“Nicolae Iorga” Historical Institute, Romanian Academy of Science) (Bucharest, Romania) (2017), pp. 85-97.

“Proxy Battle of the Cold War: Taxation in Hashemite Iraq,” Studia Historica Gedanensia, 6 (Gdansk, Poland) (2015): pp. 227-252.

“‘Asia and Adjacent Areas,’ Mohammed Fadhel Jamali’s Cold War Experiences,” Auto/Fiction, 1, 2 (Odisha, India) (May 2015), pp. 60-70.

“Alī al-Wardī, Texas Sociologist?” International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies, 8, 2-3 (Exeter, UK) (September 2014), pp. 103-118.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Algeria, Egypt, Iraq
Expertise by Geography
Africa, Asia
Expertise by Chronology
20th century
Expertise by Topic
Colonialism, Diplomacy, Economic History, Gender, Government, Medicine, Military, Politics, Public History, Rebellion & Revolution, Religion, Technology