Mouannes Hojairi

Mouannes  Hojairi is assistant professor of history at the American University in Cairo. He received his PhD from Columbia University in 2011. In 2009–2010 he was visiting assistant professor of Middle Eastern Studies at Bard College and in 2010–2013 he was Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Africana Studies at Vassar College. His research is focused on the relationship between history-writing and identity formation specifically on historiography and the rise of nationalist identities in the Modern Middle East.