Prof. Eric ScheweEric Schewe

Adjunct Professor
Middle East



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Eric Schewe received his PhD in History at the University of Michigan, and has taught previously at Queens College, CUNY. His dissertation, “State of Siege: The Development of the Security State in Second World War-era Egypt,” examined the Egyptian experience of the war and the war’s effect on the state, political economy and culture of late colonial Egypt. Schewe lived and worked in Cairo for five years, where he was a freelance journalist and magazine editor. He writes on the contemporary politics and economy of Egypt and the Middle East at his blog

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