Liat Kozma

Liat Kozma
Associate Professor in the Dept. of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
Director, Nehemia Levtzion Center for Islamic Studies
Harry Friedenwald Chair in History of Medicine
Humanities Building, Room 6715. Office Hours: Monday, 12:00-13:00

Received her Ph.D. from the joint program in History and Middle Eastern Studies at New York University. She is the current director of the Nehemia Levtzion Center for Islamic Studies at the Hebrew University and a co-editor of the Social History Workshop blog on Haaretz website.

She is the author of Policing Egyptian Women: Sex, Law and Medicine in Egypt 1850-1882 (Syracuse University Press, 2011) and Global Women, Colonial Ports: Regulated Prostitution in the Interwar Middle East (SUNY press, 2016). She is also the coeditor, with Cyrus Schayegh and Avner Wishnitzer, of A Global Middle East: Mobility, Materiality and Culture in the Modern Age, 1880-1940 (IB Tauris, 2014); and co-editor, with Magaly Rodriguez and Davide Rodogno, of The League of Nations’ Work on Social Issues (UN Press, 2016).