Angela Joya is an Assistant Professor in the Department of International Studies at the University of Oregon. Her research focuses on the impact of economic globalization on the Middle East and North Africa, with a focus on Egypt and Syria. She is currently preparing a manuscript tentatively titled, “The Political Economy of Egypt Under Mubarak: Accumulation by Dispossession and Land Relations, 1991-2010.” In other research, Joya examines the role of Islamist opposition parties and their struggle for power in Egypt and Syria. She has conducted fieldwork in Egypt, Palestine, Jordan and Turkey.
February 19, 2015