Frances Susan Hasso
Associate Professor of Sociology
I am an Associate Professor in the Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke with a secondary appointment in the Sociology Department and an affiliate appointment in the Duke Middle East Studies Center. I taught in and directed the International Comparative Studies Program at Duke from 2010-2015 and was a member of the Oberlin College faculty from 2000-2010. I am an Editor of the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015-2018) with miriam cooke and Banu Gökariskel. I have been a Rockefeller fellow, SSRC/ACLS fellow and Columbia University Visiting Fellow. My research has additionally been supported by the SSRC, National Science Foundation, American Sociological Association, Woodrow Wilson National National Fellowship Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Palestinian American Research Center (Ford, Rockefeller, and U.S. Department of Education), the Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (Leiden), Duke Islamic Studies Center (Carnegie Corporation of NY) grants, The Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment, and a Duke Arts & Sciences Faculty Committee Research Grant. See my personal website for publication details.
Hasso NHC Fellowship awarded by National Humanities Center (Principal Investigator). 2018
Palestinian Young Child and Pre-Natal Death during the British Mandate awarded by American Center of Oriental Research (Principal Investigator). 2018
Freedom Without Permission Bodies and Space in the Arab Revolutions. Ed. F Hasso and ZS Salime. Duke University Press Book, October 7, 2016. (Edited Book)
Hasso, FS. Consuming Desires: Family Crisis and the State in the Middle East. Stanford University Press, 2011.
Hasso, FS. Resistance, Repression and Gender Politics in Occupied Palestine and Jordan. Syracuse University Press, 2005.
Hasso, FS. "Shifting Practices and Identities: Nontraditional Relationships among Sunni Muslim Egyptians and Emiratis." Family, Gender, and Law in a Globalizing Middle East and South Asia. Ed. KM Cuno and M Desai. Syracuse University Press, 2009. 211-222.
Hasso, FS. "Comparing Emirati and Egyptian Narratives On Marriage, Sexuality, and the Body." Global Migration, Social Change, and Cultural Transformation. Ed. E Elliott, J Payne, and P Ploesch. Palgrave Publishers, 2007. 59-74.
Hasso, FS, and Lopez, LM. "Frontlines and Borders: Identity Thresholds for Latinas and Arab American Women." Everyday Inequalities: Critical Inquiries. Ed. J O'Brien and J Howard. London: Blackwell, 1998. 253-279.
Hasso, FS. "Entering and remaking spaces: Young palestinian feminists in Jerusalem." Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 13.2 (July 1, 2017): 337-345. Full Text
Hasso, FS. "Civil and the Limits of Politics in Revolutionary Egypt." Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 35.3 (December 29, 2015): 605-621. Full Text
Kahraman, H, and Hasso, F. "Art ConceptArtist’s Concept NoteEditor’s Comment." Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 11.3 (November 2015): 349-349. Full Text
Hasso, FS. "Bargaining with the devil: States and intimate life." Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 10.2 (January 1, 2014): 107-134. (Review) Full Text
Abu-Lughod, L, Adely, FJ, and Hasso, FS. "Overview: Engaging the Arab Human Development Report 2005 on Women." International Journal of Middle East Studies 41.1 (May 28, 2009): 59-60. Full Text
Hasso, FS. "Empowering governmentalities rather than women: The Arab Human Development Report 2005 and western development logics." International Journal of Middle East Studies 41.1 (May 28, 2009): 63-82. Full Text
Hasso, FS. "'Culture Knowledge' and the Violence of Imperialism: Revisiting The Arab Mind." MIT Electronic Journal of Middle East Studies 7.Spring (2007): 24-40.
Hasso, FS. "Discursive and political deployments by/of the 2002 Palestinian women suicide bombers/martyrs." Feminist Review 81 (November 1, 2005): 23-51. (Review) Full Text
Hasso, FS. "Since the Revolutions: The Challenge of Contemporary Middle East Studies." (January 4, 2014). (Digital Edition)
Hasso, FS. "Alternative Worlds at the 2013 World Social Forum in Tunis." (May 1, 2013).