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Michaelle Browers



Michaelle Browers


Michaelle Browers is associate professor of political science at Wake Forest University.  She writes on contemporary Arab and Islamic political thought and teaches a variety of courses in political theory, including feminist political thought, democratic theory, politics and identity, and Islamic political thought.  Dr. Browers is author of Democracy and Civil Society in Arab Political Thought: Transcultural Possibilities (Syracuse University Press, 2006) and Political Ideology in the Arab World: Accommodation and Transformation (Cambridge University Press, 2009) and has edited (with Charles Kurzman) a book, entitled An Islamic Reformation? (Rowman and Littlefield, 2003).  Her articles have appeared in such journals as the International Journal of Middle East Studies, Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, Journal of Political Ideologies, Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, and Theory and Event.  She is on leave during 2010-2011 with a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to work on her current project, entitled “Arab Shi‘i Political Thought after 1958: A Generation's Politicization.”