Africa and The Middle East

Janet J. Ewald

Janet J. Ewald, Associate Professor with Tenure

Office: 316 Carr Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 684-4280

My specialty in the history of Africa has led me, in both my teaching and research, to explore how Africans participated in the major currents of world history since about 1700. My first book Soldiers, Traders, and Slaves: State Formation and Economic Transformation in the Greater Nile Valley, 1700... full profile »

Adam Mestyan

Adam Mestyan, Assistant Professor of History

Office: Office 318; 114 Campus Drive, Carr Building (East Campus), Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 684-2343

On leave in 2018-2019. I am a historian of the modern Arab world, especially Egypt. In general, I am interested in the problem of nation-making in empires and the history of the global bourgeoisie. Currently, I am working on my second monograph, Modern Arab Kingship, an ... full profile »