Caroline Seymour-Jorn

Associate Professor

Office: Curtin Hall 797
Phone: 414-229-5058


Ph.D., Anthropology, 1995, University of Chicago
M.A., Anthropology, 1990, University of Chicago

Research Interests:

Middle Eastern women's literature, intellectuals in the Middle East, Arab-American culture.

Teaching Interests:

Arabic Language and Literature, Anthropology of the Middle East.

Recent Publications:

Sziarto, Kristin M., Mansson McGinty, Anna, and Seymour-Jorn, Caroline. “Diverse Muslims in a Racialized Landscape: Race, Ethnicity, Islamophobia, and Urban Space in Milwaukee, WI.” Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs 34.1 (2014): 1-21.
Sziarto, Kristin M., Mansson McGinty, Anna, and Seymour-Jorn, Caroline. “The Muslim Milwaukee Project: Muslims Negotiating Racial and Ethnic Categories.” The Wisconsin Geographer 25. (2013): 67-94.
Mansson Mcginty, A. M., Sziarto, K. M., and Seymour-Jorn, Caroline. “Research within and against Islamophobia: A collaboration project with Muslim communities.” Social and Cultural Geography 14.1 (2013): 1-22.
Seymour-Jorn, Caroline. “Teaching Arab Women's Literature: Radwa Ashour's Gharnata.” Al-`Arabiyya: Journal of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic 38-39.2007-2008 (2011): 137-162.
Seymour-Jorn, Caroline. “Cultural Criticism in Egyptian Women's Writing: Anthropological and Literary Perspectives.” Syracuse University Press. (2011) .
Seymour-Jorn, Caroline. “Etidal Osman: Egyptian Women’s Writing and Creativity.” The Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 2.1 (2006): 95-121.
Seymour-Jorn, Caroline. “'The Arab Apocalypse' as a Critique of Global Imperialism.” Ed. Suhair Majaj, Lisa, and Amireh, Amal. McFarland Publishers. (2002): 37-49.