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Elizabeth Bishop

Dr. Elizabeth Bishop

Associate Professor; West Asia & North African History, Global Cold War: SPECIALTY: Middle East, Postcolonial Arab, Global Cold War 

Curriculum Vitae

Middle East, Postcolonial Arab, Global Cold War

We're happy to announce Dr. Bishop as Fulbright Scholar (Université d’Oran 2 Mohamed Ben Ahmed, Algeria) during 2019-2020.

Three times, the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) has recognized Texas State as a "top-producing institution" of Fulbright Scholars.

By the authority of the Texas Education Code, Section 62.145-56, this contributes towards Texas State’s status with the National Research University Fund.

Texas State University service:
Faculty advisor, Model Arab League
Faculty advisor, Muslim Student Association
Campus Representative, James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation 
Campus Representative, Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
Recognized mentor, Council of American Overseas Research Centers, American Institute for Maghreb Studies (AIMS)
Certifying advisor, Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

Scholarly contributions:

Chapters in Books

“Arabs at the Communist International.” In Revolution: Beiträge zu einem historischen Phänomen der globalen Moderne, Frank Jacob and Riccardo Altieri, eds. (Berlin: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2019), pp. 69-98.

“’Domination of the Corrupt Clique:’ Coups and Communications Revolutions in the U.S. and Arab Middle East.” In The Middle East Reloaded: Revolutionary Changes, Power Dynamics, and Regional Rivalries Since the Arab Spring, Philipp Amour, ed. (Washington DC: Academica Press, 2018), pp. 109-144.

“American Atomic Policy and Hashemite Iraq, 1954-1958.” In U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East: From American Missionaries to the Islamic State, Tugrul Keskin and Geoffrey Gresh, eds. (London: Routledge, 2018), pp. 81-101.

“’Atoms for Peace:’ Hashemite Iraq and the Baghdad Pact during the Cold War.” In War and Geography; The Spatiality of Organized Mass Violence, Frank Jacob, Sarah Danielsson, eds. (Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2017), pp. 263-296.

“’Dogs of Wall Street, Let Us Alone;’ Graffiti in Cold War Baghdad, 1953.” In Making of Arab Spring: Assessing Role of Civil Society through Cases of Innovative Activism, Cenap Çakmak, ed. (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), pp. 17-33.

“Wearing Balmain, Dior, and Schiaparelli: Foreign Escorts in Hashemite Iraq.” In Prostitution: Eine Begleiterin der Menschheit [A Companion of Mankind], Frank Jacob, ed. (Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2016), pp. 519-542.

“Muslim Americans Between the Challenge of Policing and Freedom of Expression.” In New Horizons of Muslim Diaspora in North America and Europe, Moha Ennaji, ed. (New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), pp. 259-273.

“Control Room: Visible and Concealed Spaces of the Aswan High Dam.” In Landscapes of Development: Modernization and the Physical Environment in the Eastern Mediterranean, Panayiota Pyla, ed. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Graduate School of Design, 2013), pp. 73-87.

“Living with ‘Ali Mubarak pasha: State and Civil Society in Egypt.” In Living in Historic Cairo: Past and Present in an Islamic City, Farhad Daftary, Elizabeth Fernea, and Azim Nanji, eds. (London, UK: Azimuth Editions, 2010), pp. 160-169.

“Assuan, 1959: Sowjetische Entwicklungspolitik--die Perspektive der ‘Gender History’” [Aswan, 1959: Soviet Development Aid; A Gender History Perspective]. In Die Sowjetunion und die Dritte Welt/The Soviet Union and the Third World, Andreas Hilger, ed. (Munich, Germany: Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 2009) [in German], pp. 67-81.

“Economic Imperialism in the Palestine Mandate.” In Imperialism on Trial: International Oversight of Colonial Governance in Historical Perspective, Elizabeth Bishop, Michael Callahan, and Raymond Douglas, eds. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield, 2006), pp. 45-60.

Refereed Journal Articles

“Hashemite Iraq’s Relations with Africa (1953-1958),” Africa and the West (Oran, Algeria) (2017), pp. 23-35.

« Golden Flies: Egypt's Pharaonic Past in Multiple Mirrors », in Mercedes Volait et Emmanuelle Perrin (dir.), Dialogues artistiques avec les passés de l'Égypte : une perspective transnationale et transmédiale, Paris, InVisu (CNRS-INHA) (« Actes de colloques ») (2017), pp. 1-15.

“Indemnity Against the Government”: Prisons and Prisoners in Hashemite Iraq During the Cold War,” Historical Yearbook 8 (“Nicolae Iorga” Historical Institute, Romanian Academy of Science) (Bucharest, Romania) (2017), pp. 85-97.

“Proxy Battle of the Cold War: Taxation in Hashemite Iraq,” Studia Historica Gedanensia, 6 (Gdansk, Poland) (2015), pp. 227-252.

“‘Asia and Adjacent Areas,’ Mohammed Fadhel Jamali’s Cold War Experiences,” Auto/Fiction, 1, 2 (Odisha, India) (May 2015), pp. 60-70.  

“ʻAlī al-Wardī, Texas Sociologist?” International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies, 8, 2-3 (Exeter, UK) (September 2014), pp. 103-118.

“Petroleum, Labor, and Legislative Politics in Hashemite Iraq, 1953,” Al-Mawaqif, 8 (Mascara, Algeria) (2013), pp. 5-21.

 “‘Blown Away by the Winds Like Ashes;’ Biopower in Egypt’s #25Jan and Iraq’s 14 Tammouz,” Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations, 12, 3 (Yalova, Turkey) (Fall 2013), pp. 47-65.

“Border Crossing Between Iraq and Iran, Summer 1953,” Arab World Geographer, 16, 2 (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) (Summer 2013), pp. 195-209.

“‘Lofty and Precipitous Chains,’ The Roles of the Zagros Mountain Region During the Cold War,” Tunisian-Mediterranean Review of Historical, Social and Economic Studies (Béja, Tunisia) (May 2013), pp. 27-67.

“‘Day-to-Day Politics:’ Iraq’s Development between Bilateral and International Organizations,” Studia Europaea, 2 (Cluj-Napoca, Romania) (2013), pp. 5-21.

“Iraq’s Late Hashemite Monarchy from Wien,” Romano-Arabica, XIII (Bucharest, Romania) (2013), pp. 43-60.

“Democracy and Monarchy as Antithetical Terms? Iraq’s Elections of September 1954,” Studia Politica, 2 (Bucharest, Romania) (2013), pp. 313-326.

“Politics of Cinema in Hashemite Iraq,” Oriente Moderno, 93, 1 (Leiden, the Netherlands) (2013), pp. 101-126.

“The Local and the Global: The Iraqi Revolution of 1958 Between Western and Soviet Modernities,” Ab Imperio, 4 (December 2011), pp. 172-202.

“Ameen al Rihani on Statecraft in Imamic Yemen,” Social and Human Sciences Review, 23 (Batna, Algeria) (December 2010), pp. 1-30.

“Fanon in Furs: Theorist for North Africa’s National Liberation in Russian Translation,” al-Tawāṣul [Connection], 21 (Annaba, Algeria) (June 2008), pp. 5-11.