Heather J. Sharkey is a historian in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.
Ph.D., Princeton University
M.Phil., University of Durham in England
B.A., Yale University
- The Islamic world,
- the modern Middle East,
- colonial and post-colonial North Africa,
- the history of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish relations
Living with Colonialism: Nationalism and Culture in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003).
American Evangelicals in Egypt: Missionary Encounters in an Age of Empire (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008).
American Missionaries and the Middle East: Foundational Encounters, eds. Mehmet Ali Doğan and Heather J. Sharkey (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2011).
Unexpected Consequences of Christian Missions in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia, ed. Heather J. Sharkey (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, forthcoming).
For further publications, see CV publications page.
Identity and Community in the Modern Middle East, in preparation for Cambridge University Press.
- Introduction to the Middle East
- The People of Modern Egypt
- North Africa: History, Culture, Society
- Nationalism and Communal Identity in the Middle East
- Muslim, Christian and Jewish Relations in the Middle East
- Iraq, Eqypt, Algeria: Case Studies From the Arab World
- The Middle East through Many Lenses
- Migration and the Middle East
- Food in the Islamic Middle East: History, Memory, Identity