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Elizabeth Thompson Professor School of International Service

Send email to Elizabeth Thompson
(202) 885-1632 (Office)
SIS - School of International Service
SIS - 200C
Spring 2019: Mondays 1-2 pm and Wednesdays 2-3 pm, in my office, SIS 200C.
Additional Positions at AU
Professor of History
PhD, Columbia University in History; MIA, Columbia University, in International Affairs; BA, Harvard University in History & Literature

Favorite Spot on Campus
My Office
Book Currently Reading
Sovereignty at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, by Leonard V. Smith
Elizabeth F. Thompson is a historian of political movements, citizenship, constitutions, gender, and foreign intervention in the Middle East. She is author of two books: Justice Interrupted: The Struggle for Constitutional Government in the Middle East (Harvard, 2013) and Colonial Citizens: Republican Rights, Paternal Privilege, and Gender in French Syria and Lebanon (Columbia, 2000). Prof. Thompson is now writing a third book on the establishment of a democratic Arab government at Damascus in 1920, and the consequences of its destruction, authorized by the League of Nations. She is also co-producing a documentary on World War I in the Middle East.
For the Media
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