Jeanette S. Jouili
Jeanette S. Jouili
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
512 Hall of Languages
Middle Eastern Studies
- 2007 Ph.D. in Sociology / Anthropology , Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris and University Frankfurt/Oder
- 2001 M.A. (Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies) , Université Paris 7, Social Sciences (Anthropology and Sociology) Migration and Ethnic Relations
- 1999 M.A. (Magister), Free University Berlin, Islamic Studies, Political Science
Her research focuses on Muslim communities in contemporary Europe where she has conducted ethnographic fieldwork for two decades. Her work examines the intersections between contemporary expressions of Islamic practice and secular governance, especially in a political context defined by the Global War on Terror. Furthermore, her broader research and teaching interests include anthropology of religion, ethics, religious pluralism and secularism, popular culture, race, gender
2020- present Syracuse University, Religion, Associate Professor
2019-2020 University of Pittsburgh, Religious Studies, Associate Professor
2015-2019 University of Pittsburgh, Religious Studies, Assistant Professor
2013-2015 College of Charleston, International Studies, Visiting Assistant Professor
2012-2013 Duke University, Women’s Studies, Post-doctoral Research Associate
2011-2012 Cornell University, Society for the Humanities, Fellow
2008-2011 Amsterdam Institute for Social Science, University of Amsterdam, Post-doctoral Researcher
2007- 2008 International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM), Leiden, Netherlands, Post-doctoral Fellow
Embodying Black Religions in Africa and Its Diasporas
Embodying Black Religions in Africa and Its Diasporas, edited by Yolanda Covington-Ward and Jeanette Jouili, Duke University Press Books (September 24, 2021), 352pp., ISBN-13-978-1478010647
Pious Practice and Secular Constraints: Women in the Islamic Revival in Europe
Pious Practice and Secular Constraints: Women in the Islamic Revival in Europe, by Jeanette S. Jouili, Stanford University Press; 1st edition (May 13, 2015), 272pp., ISBN-13: 978-0804792875
2021 “Making Afro-Diasporic Muslim Hip-Hop in Britain: Black Consciousness, Islamic Spirituality and Intercorporeal Ethics.” In Embodying Black Religion in Africa and its Diasporas: Memory, Movement and Belonging through the Body. Yolanda Covington-Ward and Jeanette S. Jouili (eds.) Duke University Press.
2021 “Introduction: Embodying Black Religion in Africa and its Diasporas.”(co-authored with Yolanda Covington-Ward) In Embodying Black Religion in Africa and its Diasporas: Memory, Movement and Belonging through the Body. Yolanda Covington-Ward and Jeanette S. Jouili (eds.) Duke University Press.
2019 “Islam and Culture: Dis/junctures in a Modern Conceptual Terrain.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 60.1, 207-237
2014 “Introduction: Islamic Sounds and the Politics of Listening.” Special issue of Anthropological Quarterly 87.4: 977-988 (coauthored with Annelies Moors).
2014 “Refining the Umma in the Shadow of the Republic: Islamic Performing Arts and New
Islamic Audio-visual Landscapes in France.” Special issue “Islamic Sounds and the Politics of Listening” Anthropology Quarterly 87.4: 1079-1104.
2013 “Rapping the Republic: Utopia, Critique and Muslim Role Models in Secular France.”
French Politics, Culture & Society 31.2: 58-80.
Spring 2022 Syracuse University Humanities Center Faculty Fellow
Society Fellow at Cornell’s Society for the Humanity, 2011-2021