Arch Dalrymple III Department of History

University of Mississippi

Vivian Ibrahim

Croft Associate Professor of History & International Studies

Office Hours:  Tuesday 8:30 am – 9:15 am or By Appointment

Bishop Hall 306

(662) 915-1991  |

Ph.D., University of London

Teaching and Research Interests

Vivian Ibrahim is a historian of the Modern Middle East and joined the University of Mississippi in 2011. She specializes in religion, ethnicity, politics and nationalism in nineteenth and twentieth century Egypt.

Her current research project examines the ideological and financial connections between anti-colonial solidarity movements in Egypt, India and Ireland. Ibrahim is also working on a micro-history of the Egyptian religious and political landscape in the 1940s.

Ibrahim holds degrees from the University of London (PhD. School of Oriental and African Studies, 2009; MSc. London School of Economics; BA. King’s College). She held a one-year post-doctoral research position examining European-Muslim identities at University College Cork, Ireland and has taught at several universities in the United Kingdom.

The Copts of Egypt: Challenges of Modernisation and Identity (I.B. Tauris, 2010; second edition 2013)

Scharbrodt, Sakaranaho, Khan, Shanneik and Ibrahim, Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present (University of Edinburgh Press, 2014)

Vivian Ibrahim and Margit Wunsch (eds.) Political Leaderships, Nations and Charisma, (Routledge, 2012)

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