May 11, 2018
Alex Winder's appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Middle East Studies and Director of Undergraduate Studies for the concentration starts on July 1, 2018.
Alex Winder received his PhD in May 2017 from the joint program in History and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University. His research focuses on policing and crime in British Mandate Palestine, with attention to the tensions and accommodations between legal and social order, and the role of Arab policemen and Arab communities in negotiating these domains. He edited and introduced Between Jaffa and Mount Hebron: The Diary of Muhammad ‘Abd al-Hadi al-Shrouf (published in Arabic by the Institute for Palestine Studies, 2016) and has published in Arab Studies Journal, AutoBiography Studies, Biography, Jerusalem Quarterly, and the Journal of Palestine Studies. He is the 2017–2018 Postdoctoral Research Associate in Palestine and Palestinian Studies at Brown University and associate editor of Jerusalem Quarterly.