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Amaney Jamal

Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics

Position: Executive Committee Member


Office: 241 Corwin Hall

Phone: 609-258-7340


Amaney Jamal (Ph.D., University of Michigan) is Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics and director of the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center. Her current research focuses on democratization and the politics of civic engagement in the Arab World and includes the study of Muslim and Arab Americans and the pathways that structure their patterns of civic engagement in the U.S. Jamal’s books include Barriers to Democracy, and as co-author, Race and Arab Americans Before and After 9/11: From Invisible Citizens to Visible Subjects and Citizenship and Crisis: Arab Detroit after 9/11. Jamal’s fourth book, Of Empires and Citizens: Pro American Democracy or No Democracy at All? was published in 2012. In addition to directing Princeton’s Workshop on Arab Political Development, Jamal directs several other research projects.