Mayssun Succarie

Brown University

Mayssun Succarie is a Cogut postdoctoral fellow in international humanities and modern Arab culture and society at Brown University. She has extensive ethnographic field experience in Lebanon, Jordan, the Gulf States, Iraq, and Egypt. Her work examines the flow of ideas between global centers of power and capital through the Arab region, with a particular critical emphasis on the construction and transformation of neoliberal ideology and power. She has served as a postdoctoral fellow at Colombia University, and as a visiting assistant professor at the American University of Cairo and the American University of Beirut. She holds a PhD in anthropology and education from University of California, Berkeley, and an MA and BA from the American University of Beirut.

What role are young people playing in these changes?
Who are you and what do you do?
How has the region known as the Middle East changed?
Should these events be called the Arab Spring?
Why is the graffiti important?
How does it relate to other events in Egypt?
What is happening in this video?
What are the major issues in the Arab world?
How do the people’s demands differ across generations?
What are the demands of the people?
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