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Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf

Georgetown University in Qatar


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Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf is a professor of anthropology at Georgetown University in Qatar. Her research areas include the Sudan, Oman Sultanate and Zanzibar, the United States, and the United Kingdom; she focuses on migration, human rights, gender, diversity and inclusion, social justice and ethnology in Africa, and the Indian Ocean diasporas. She is teaching a class supported through the Berkley Center's Doyle Seminars project during fall 2017. Abusharaf's publications include Africa and the Gulf: Blurred Boundaries and Shifting Ties (2015, edited with Dale Eickelman), Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan: Politics and the Body in a Squatter Settlement (2009), Female Circumcision: Multicultural Perspectives (2006, as editor), and Wanderings: Sudanese Migrants and Exiles in North America (2002). She also edited "What is Left of the Left," a special edition of the South Atlantic Quarterly