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Dr Ebtihal Mahadeen

Chancellor's Fellow - Lecturer

Willingness to take Ph.D. students: Yes

- Gender and sexuality in the Middle East, particularly Jordan and the Levant - Gendered politics of culture in the Levant - The mediated constructions of Arab femininity/masculinity - The media as sites of hegemony and resistance

Education / Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of York

Professional Qualifications

Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice, PgCAP

Biography

Dr Mahadeen completed her PhD at the Centre for Women’s Studies at the University of York in 2013. Her doctorate critically examined representations of virginity in online Jordanian media by analysing texts as well as production and consumption processes. Before coming to Edinburgh, Dr Mahadeen received a visiting scholarship from the Council for British Research in the Levant in 2013 and worked simultaneously as a Research Consultant with the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality. With a professional background in reporting and online media, Dr Mahadeen’s research focuses on the intersection of gender, sexuality, and media within an Arab context.

Research outputs

  1. “The Martyr of Dawn”: Femicide in Jordanian Media

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Arabizing "Masculinity"

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Research activities & awards

  1. Hayter Award

    Activity: Awards and AccoladesPrize (including medals and awards)

  2. International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society

    Activity: Editorial work or peer review of publicationsPublication peer-review

  3. Gender, Sex, and Sexuality Studies

    Activity: Editorial work or peer review of publicationsEditorial activity

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Research projects

  1. Overseas Research Studentship - The University of York

    Project: Other ProjectProject from a former institution

  2. Visiting Research Scholarship - The Council for British Research in the Levant

    Project: Other ProjectProject from a former institution

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