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Wendell Marsh


Wendell Marsh’s work is concerned with the entanglement of Islam, Blackness, and modernity in the wake of the Atlantic slave trade and European colonization of Africa. He uses the work

Alex Dika Seggerman


Alex Dika Seggerman is assistant professor of Islamic art history in the Arts, Culture and Media department. Her work investigates the intersection of Islam and modernity in art history. Her

Sadia Abbas


Sadia Abbas is a postcolonial scholar with foci that include South Asia, Islam, Islamophobia and Islam in the Americas and Europe. She currently works on the concept of Europe and

Mayte Green-Mercado


Mayte Green-Mercado is a historian of the medieval and early modern Islamic and Mediterranean world. Her current research is concerned with histories of displacement, migration, and refugees in the early

Sandrine Colard


Sandrine Collard’s works on images and arts’ production in the colonial Congo (1885-1960), as well as the postcolonial contemporary art scenes in Africa. With a focus on photography, her research

Amir Moosavi


Amir Moosavi’s research and teaching interests cover modern Arabic and Persian literatures and the cultural history of Southwest Asia, with an emphasis on Iran, Iraq, the Levant and Afghanistan. With

Laura Lomas


Laura Lomas, Professor (Ph.D. Columbia 2001), teaches comparative American studies, Latina/o/x literature and culture, ethnic and immigrant literature of the United States and the Americas, women’s writing, nineteenth century studies,

Nadine Elamary

Design and Communication Manager

Nadine Elamary is a senior Graphic Designer at Rutgers University-Newark. She transferred from Mercer Community College where she played Basketball and gained her Associates in Architecture. Born and raised in

Maria Ismail

Graphic Designer (2021-2022)

Maria Ismail is an alumni of Rutgers University-Newark who studied Graphic Design. Her identity as a first gen, Indian-American muslim female designer has a huge impact on her work. She