Frances Susan Hasso

Associate Professor of Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies

External Address: 
118 East Duke Building, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90760, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 684-5097
Office Hours: 
By appointment on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.


I am an Associate Professor in the Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke with a secondary appointment in the Sociology Department and an affiliate appointment in the Duke Middle East Studies Center. I taught in and directed the International Comparative Studies Program at Duke from 2010-2015 and was a member of the Oberlin College faculty from 2000-2010. I am an Editor of the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015-2018) with miriam cooke and Banu Gökariskel. I have been a Rockefeller fellow, SSRC/ACLS fellow and Columbia University Visiting Fellow. My research has additionally been supported by the SSRC, National Science Foundation, American Sociological Association, Woodrow Wilson National National Fellowship Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Palestinian American Research Center (Ford, Rockefeller, and U.S. Department of Education), the Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (Leiden), Duke Islamic Studies Center (Carnegie Corporation of NY) grants, The Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment, and a Duke Arts & Sciences Faculty Committee Research Grant. See my personal website for publication details.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 1997

Hasso, FS. "Entering and remaking spaces: Young palestinian feminists in Jerusalem." Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 13.2 (July 1, 2017): 337-345. Full Text