Middle East Studies

Zeina Fathallah

American University of Beirut

Zeina Fathallah is a lecturer of sociology at AUB. She holds a “Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées” (DESS) in Economics and Health Systems Management from the University of Paris I and a Master of Public Health, concentration in Health Education, from San Jose State University. She completed her PhD in Sociology in 2011 at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. In her dissertation, “Moral Work and Construction of Abortion Networks: Health and sexuality of women in Lebanon” she explored, using both sociological and ethnographic approaches, the intersectional effects of criminalization on women's access to safe abortion in Lebanon.