Middle East Studies

Ghassan Moussawi

Ghassan Moussawi is assistant professor of Gender & Women’s Studies and Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He works and teaches in the areas of transnational gender and sexuality studies, racialized sexualities, queer theory, and queer of color critique. His book Disruptive Situations: Fractal Orientalism and Queer Strategies in Beirut (Temple University Press, 2020) focuses on everyday life disruptions and violence, and queer formations in post-war Beirut.