2021 MES Student Paper Awards

This year’s prize committee is excited to announce¬†that the recipient of the AAA MES Section award for the student paper prize goes to:

Ms. Alia Amr Amin Shaddad – A graduate student at the American University in Cairo, for a chapter of her MA thesis entitled “al-Dar is Where the Heart Is”, which was advised by Dr. Dina Makram-Ebeid

The prize committee has also awarded an honorable mention to:

Mr. Kyle Benedict Craig – A graduate student at Northwestern University, for his essay titled: “Chromo-Topia: Amman Graffiti/Street Art and the Spatiotemporal Politics of Color” which was supervised by Dr. Adia Benton.