Biography

Dr. Sumaiya Hamdani

Introduction

Sumaiya A. Hamdani received her Ph D degree in Islamic history from Princeton University specialising in medieval Islamic and Fatimid history. From 1998-1999 Sumaiya was a Visiting Research Fellow with the Department of Academic Research and Publications at the IIS.

She is currently Associate Professor in the History and Art History Department of George Mason University, Virginia, USA.