Professor Mona El-Ghobashy joined the Barnard faculty in July 2006 as an Assistant Professor in political science. Her research focuses on political mobilization in contemporary Egypt, and has appeared in the International Journal of Middle East Studies, Middle East Report, American Behavioral Scientist, and Boston Review. In 2009, she was named a Carnegie Scholar by the Carnegie Corporation in New York to support a book project on Egyptian citizens' use of street protests and court petitions to reclaim their rights. At Barnard, she teaches courses on comparative politics, Middle East politics, social movements, and a first-year seminar on politics and the novel.
Politics of the Middle East and North Africa
Politics in Egypt
You will find selected syllabi published on-line.
POLS V 1501 Introduction to Comparative Politics
POLS V3413 Political Movements in the Middle East and North Africa
POLS BC 3504 Colloquium on Social Movements Across Time and Space
POLS W 4445 Politics of the Middle East and North Africa
(Cross-listed by the Africana Studies Program)
FYSB BC 1589 First-Year Seminar on Politics and the Novel (Fall 2011 syllabus)
On research leave in spring 2012
Egyptian Politics Upended, Middle East Report Online, August 20, 2012.
Politics by Other Means, Boston Review (Nov/Dec 2011).
Constitutionalist Contention in Contemporary Egypt, American Behavioral Scientist 51 (July 2008)
Metamorphosis of the Egyptian Muslim Brothers, International Journal of Middle East Studies (August 2005).
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
& by appointment
404 Lehman Hall
Ph.D. (Distinction), Columbia University, Department of Political Science
M.Phil., M.A., Columbia University, Department of Political Science
B.A. Columbia University, Columbia College, magna cum laude, Departmental Honors in Political Science
Political science professor quoted in The Nation.
Political science professor quoted in The New York Times and NPR's "On Point"
Political science professor quoted in The New York Times.
Political science professor appears on CNN, quoted in The New York Times and The Washington Post.
Political science professor pens piece in Boston Review.