Michael Gilsenan
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Status : Former Staff
Introduction

01 January to 7 May 2005
Visiting Affiliates - michael.gilsenan@nyu.edu

Prof Michael Gilsenan is David B. Kriser Professor in the Humanities; Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Anthropology; Director, Center for Near Eastern Studies. He received his D.Phil. in Social Anthropology in 1967 from Oxford. His areas of research are anthropology and sociology of Islam; history and anthropology, narrative theory; anthropology of power and violence; urban studies; cultural representation. During his time at ARI, he worked on the Hadrami diaspora in Southeast Asia.