Acting Associate Professor of Anthropology, Emory University
Dr. Sa'ed Atshan is (Acting) Associate Professor of Anthropology at Emory University. He is also an Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Swarthmore College. Atshan previously served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Senior Research Scholar in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies. He earned a Joint Ph.D. in Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies, an MA in Social Anthropology from Harvard University, a Master in Public Policy (MPP) from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a BA from Swarthmore College. Atshan's research is focused on a) contemporary Palestinian society and politics, b) global LGBTQ social movements, and c) Quaker Studies and Christian minorities in the Middle East. He is the author of Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique (Stanford University Press, 2020) and The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians (Duke University Press, 2020).