Amal Hassan Fadlalla

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Associate Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies, Women's Studies, and Anthropology

2150 Lane Hall 204 S. State St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1290

Office Location(s): 2150 Lane Hall
Phone: 734.763.3578
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  • Affiliation(s)
    • Women's Studies
  • About

    Scholarly  Interests: Fertility, sexuality, health, identity, poverty, and population and development, and the situation of such analyses in gender dynamics, social inequalities, cultural worldviews, and local and global political economies (Africa, the Middle East, and the Diaspora)

    Amal Hassan Fadlalla teaches on global perspectives on gender, health, and reproduction, and on gender, diaspora, and transnationalism.  Her recent publications appear in Urban Anthropology,  volume 38 (1), Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, volume 12(2)  and in the School for Advanced Research edited volume New Landscapes of Inequality:  Neoliberalism and the Erosion of Democracy in America.  Dr. Hassan Fadlalla's book, Embodying Honor: Fertility, Foreignness, and Regeneration in Eastern Sudan was published by the University of Wisconsin Press.  She is currently working with Howard Stein on an edited volume tentatively titled "Gendered Insecurities:  Neoliberalism, health and development in Africa," and a new book project is based on current fieldwork with Sudanese in the Diaspora. 

  • Education
    • B.S., University of Khartoum 1986
    • M.S., University of Khartoum
    • Ph.D., Northwestern University 2000
  • Awards
    • David Bell Fellowship at Harvard School of Public Heath: 2000-2002
    • Center for the Development Studies Fellow at University of Bergen 1999-2000
    • Rockefeller African Dissertation Internship Award: 1997-1999