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Jyhene Kebsi

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Dr. Kebsi’s research and teaching focus on women and Islam, Arab feminism(s), transnational feminism(s), female terrorists, women refugees, and Arab women’s literature and cinema. Dr. Kebsi is affiliated with multiple transnational projects like the Human and Social Sciences Research Network Madaratmaarifia which is based at Tunis El-Manar University and the Literature, Environment, Gender and Human Rights (LEGH) Movement that is based in India. She is also involved in the Gender Migration and the Work of Care Project that is based at the University of Toronto. Dr. Kebsi has academic competence in Arabic, French and English. She is the recipient of multiple prizes and awards, including Fulbright.

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., University of Sydney

M.A., University of Saint Thomas USA

M.A. , Laval University

First Class Honours B.A., University Tunis El Manar

External positions

Ambassador, The Foundation for the Study of Literature and Environment in India

United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Teaching Mentee, University of Saint Thomas USA

Teaching Fellow, University of Sydney

Research Outputs 2017 2018