Emily Sutcliffe

Doctoral Student


M.S. Ed., Teaching, Learning, and Leadership, University of Pennsylvania; M.S. Nonprofit & NGO Leadership, University of Pennsylvania, B.A. English Language and Literature, Southern New Hampshire University

Research Interests

Connection between religious expression and social status in post-colonial Egypt; Impacts of Colonization and Globalization on Muslim societies; The Muslim Brotherhood; Anti-Muslimism in Arab nations; Post-colonial definitions and perceptions of national and ethno-religious identities in the Middle East; Critical Theory.

Graduation Year


Dissertation Title

Hijab and the Alchemy of Whiteness: Situating Race in Muslim Convert Experiences

Graduate Status