Please join us in congratulating AASA member Waleed F. Mahdi on his new tenure-track assistant professor appointment at the University of Oklahoma in the Department of International and Area Studies and the Department of Modern Languages, Literature, and Linguistics. Waleed is a comparatist with research and teaching interests in US-Arab and Muslim cultural politics. His current book project explores the visual representations of Arab Americans in Hollywood and Arab filmmaking. He is also contributing to a multi-institutional collaboration that examines Arab contemporary public spheres at the interplay of politics, religion, and culture.
Congrats, Dr. Mahdi!