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Stacy E. Holden

Stacy E. Holden

Associate Professor // History

Affiliated Faculty // American Studies // SIS

Affiliated Faculty // Comparative Literature // SIS

Affiliated Faculty // Jewish Studies // SIS

Affiliated Faculty // Religious Studies // SIS

Affiliated Faculty // SIS

Research focus:
Modern Middle East and North Africa, US Relations with the Arab World

Curriculum vitae

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Hist 246 Modern Middle East and North Africa
Hist 31105 World War I in the Middle East
Hist 250 US Relations with the Middle East and North Africa
Hist 31205 The Arab-Israeli Conflict
Hist 34505 Arabs in American Eyes
Hist 455 Modern Iraq

Ph.D., Boston University, 2005


Stacy E. Holden teaches about the modern Middle East and North Africa as well as US engagement with the Arab world.  She is the author of The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco (University Press of Florida, 2009) and A Documentary History of Modern Iraq (University Press of Florida, 2012).   She has written on war monuments, historic preservation, urban labor, and representations of the Arab world in American romance novels.   Currently, she is completing a monograph on the impact of Edith Wharton’s trip to Morocco in 1917.  A literary biography and a diplomatic history, this book will examine American responses to European imperialism in Morocco and other parts of the Arab world.    

To learn more about Professor Holden’s professional activities, visit and follow her on twitter @StacyEHolden1.