Associate Professor of Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies
- Box 90760, Durham, NC 27708
118 East Duke Building, Durham, NC 27708
- Phone: (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.
Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 1997
- Masculinity, Ideology and the Human in Post-2011 Egyptian ‘Thug’ Films. G.E. Von Grunebaum Center for Middle East Studies. May 10, 2016
- Is the 1/11 Revolution in Egypt a Feminist Revolution? Assessing its Gender, Sexual and Marriage Dimensions and Implications. January 5, 2014
- Gendered and other Spatializations of ‘Thawrat al-LuLu’ in Bahrain. University of Warwick, UK. July 9, 2013
- Consuming Desires: Globalization and ‘Family Crisis’ in the UAE and Egypt. Kennedy School, Center for Public Leadership. June 8, 2012
- ’Space’ and ‘Civil’ as Arabic Keywords for Gendered and Sexual Dimensions of Egyptian Revolutionary Politics. Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University. Sweden. May 3, 2012
- The Governance Bargain Between Women and States in the Middle East. Feminist Theory Regular Session. American Sociological Association. August 20, 2011
- The Governance Bargain Between Women and States in the Middle East. March 9, 2011
- Patriarchy or Efficient Governance? Law and the “National Family” in the Middle East. November 2, 2010
- Empowering Governmentalities rather than Women: The Arab Human Development Report and Western Development Logics. September 27, 2008
- Hasso, FS. "Civil and the Limits of Politics in Revolutionary Egypt." Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 35.3 (December 29, 2015): 605-621.
- Kahraman, H, and Hasso, F. "Art ConceptArtist’s Concept NoteEditor’s Comment." Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 11.3 (November 2015): 349-349.
- "Association Tounissiet." Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 11.3 (November 2015): 365-367.
- Kahraman, H, and Hasso, F. "Art concept." Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 11.2 (January 1, 2015): 233-234.
- Hasso, FS. "Bargaining with the devil: States and intimate life." Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 10.2 (January 1, 2014): 107-134. (Review)
- Abu-Lughod, L, Adely, FJ, and Hasso, FS. "Overview: Engaging the Arab Human Development Report 2005 on Women." International Journal of Middle East Studies 41.1 (May 28, 2009): 59-60.
- Hasso, FS. "Empowering governmentalities rather than women: The Arab Human Development Report 2005 and western development logics." International Journal of Middle East Studies 41.1 (May 28, 2009): 63-82.
- Hasso, FS. "'Culture Knowledge' and the Violence of Imperialism: Revisiting The Arab Mind." MIT Electronic Journal of Middle East Studies 7.Spring (2007): 24-40.
- Hasso, FS. "Discursive and political deployments by/of the 2002 Palestinian women suicide bombers/martyrs." Feminist Review 81 (November 1, 2005): 23-51. (Review)
- Hasso, FS. "Problems and promise in Middle East and North Africa gender research." Feminist Studies 31.3 (September 1, 2005): 653-678. (Review)
- Hasso, FS. "Feminist generations? The long-term impact of social movement involvement on Palestinian women's lives." American Journal of Sociology 107.3 (November 1, 2001): 586-611.
- Hasso, FS. "Modernity and gender in Arab accounts of the 1948 and 1967 defeats." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST STUDIES 32.4 (November 2000): 491-510.
- Hasso, FS. "The "women's front" - Nationalism, feminism, and modernity in Palestine." GENDER & SOCIETY 12.4 (August 1998): 441-465.
- Hasso, FS. "Shifting Practices and Identities: Nontraditional Relationships among Sunni Muslim Egyptians and Emiratis." Family, Gender, and Law in a Globalizing Middle East and South Asia. Ed. KM Cuno and M Desai. Syracuse University Press, 2009. 211-222.
- Hasso, FS. "Comparing Emirati and Egyptian Narratives On Marriage, Sexuality, and the Body." Global Migration, Social Change, and Cultural Transformation. Ed. E Elliott, J Payne, and P Ploesch. Palgrave Publishers, 2007. 59-74.
- Hasso, FS, and Lopez, LM. "Frontlines and Borders: Identity Thresholds for Latinas and Arab American Women." Everyday Inequalities: Critical Inquiries. Ed. J O'Brien and J Howard. London: Blackwell, 1998. 253-279.