Mona Atia Visiting Scholar
Assistant Professor, Geography and International Affairs, The George Washington University
Quadrant: Global Cultures
Visited October 2010.
Atia's research lies at the intersection of civil society, geopolitics, and financial networks in the contemporary Middle East. It explores how a transnational Islamic revival, a growing Islamic finance industry, and intensified security measures have shifted Islamic charitable practices towards faith-based development projects.
Department of Geography
The George Washington University
1922 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20052
Academic Work & Affiliations
"In Whose Interest? Financial Surveillance and the circuits of Exception in the War on Terror," Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 25, no.3: 447-475.