Najwa al-Qattan is professor of Middle Eastern History at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. She holds a BA in philosophy from the American University of Beirut, an MA in philosophy from Georgetown University, and a PhD in history from Harvard University. She is the recipient of awards and grants from SSRC, NEH, the Middle East Studies Association, and the Turkish Studies Association. She has published on the Ottoman Muslim court in Damascus and Beirut, the Jews and Christians of the Ottoman Empire, and the Ottoman Great War in journals and books, including the International Journal of Middle East Studies and Comparative Studies in Society and History.
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