At Ocala TEDex, Nassima Neggaz, Ph.D., recently gave a talk on Islam and Islamophobia and globalized world.
An assistant professor of religion and Islamic studies at New College, Neggaz is a social historian of the Islamic world and a widely published author.
A Fulbright fellow from France, Neggaz holds a master’s degree in political science from Sciences Po Paris; a second master’s degree in Arab studies (politics) from the Georgetown School of Foreign Service; and a Ph.D. in Arabic and Islamic studies from Georgetown University.
She was a post-doctoral fellow at the Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore. She was also an early career fellow and lecturer in Islamic history at the University of Oxford and the Jameel Lecturer in Islamic studies at Cardiff University. During her Ph.D. studies, she taught courses in Arabic and sociology at Georgetown University and its satellite campus in Doha, Qatar.
Neggaz has lived in 12 countries and visited more than 50. She also speaks six languages.