Dr. Souad Ali
Founding Chair, ASU Council for Arabic and Islamic Studies
Head of Middle Eastern and Classics Studies
Associate Professor of Middle Eastern and Arabic Studies
School of International Letters and Cultures
Arizona State University
Professor Souad T. Ali is head of Classics and Middle Eastern studies, founding chair of the ASU Council for Arabic and Islamic Studies; coordinator of Arabic Studies; associate professor of Arabic literature and Middle Eastern/Islamic studies in the School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC). She is simultaneously an affiliate graduate faculty member in English, women and gender studies, religious studies, and justice and social inquiry; as well as an affiliate faculty member in the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict, African and African-American studies, Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, Institute for Humanities Research, and Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. A Fulbright scholar with international recognition, Professor Ali is the author of several books and numerous articles. She is the recipient of the ASU Faculty Women’s Association Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award and other Awards.