Emily Gottreich

Gottreich, EmilyAdjunct Professor in Global Studies
Department(s): Global Studies, Political Economy
129 Stephens Hall
Email: emilyrg@berkeley.edu
Office Hours (Spring 2021): Wed 3:00-5:00 in 129 Stephens Hall (enter through 101 Stephens Hall)


Professor Gottreich is a historian of North Africa and the Middle East. Her courses include “Current Events in the MENA” (GLOBAL 24), “Survey of World History” (Global 45), “Jews and Muslims” (Global 142), “North Africa: History, Culture, Society” (Global 154), Her research interests revolve around cities and urban life in the Middle East and North Africa, Maghrib social history, Muslim-Jewish relations, and constructions of Sephardic, Mizrahi, and Arab Jewish identity.

She holds a Ph.D. in History and Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University, an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University, and a B.A. from UC Berkeley in Middle Eastern Studies. From 2009-2013 she served as president of the American Institute of Maghrib Studies. Prof. Gottreich is the author of Jewish Morocco: A History from Pre-Islamic to Post-Colonial Times (2020); The Mellah of Marrakech: Jewish and Muslim Space in Morocco’s Red City (2007); and co-editor of Jewish Culture and Society in North Africa (2011).

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