Middle East Studies
Qussay Al-Attabi

Qussay Al-Attabi

Affiliated Scholar 2019-20

Office: Box 1935, 36 Prospect Street, Providence, RI 02912


Qussay Al-Attabi is assistant professor of modern languages and literatures at Kenyon College. He is a scholar of modern Arabic literature whose research spans the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in the Arab Middle East, focusing on the intersection of politics and literary and cultural production. At Brown, he is writing a book on al-iltizam (commitment) and translating into English a volume of colloquial Iraqi poetry.