CMES Faculty Affiliate Named American Council of Learned Societies Fellow

Samera Esmeir, Asunnamedsociate Professor in the Department of Rhetoric, has been chosen as a 2017 fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, a private, nonprofit federation of 74 national scholarly organizations and the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences. Esmeir’s work focuses on law and politics, Middle Eastern history and colonial and post-colonial studies. She is working on a book project looking at the intersection between revolutions and legal traditions, including international law, since the 18th century. Esmeir is the author of the 2012 book Juridical Humanity: A Colonial History.