Emily Gottreich

Job title: 
Adjunct Professor of Global Studies and Political Economy; CMES Senior Research Scholar
International and Area Studies

Emily Gottreich is an Adjunct Professor in Global Studies and Political Economy and Faculty Affiliate in the departments of History and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures. Between 2009-2013 she was the President of the American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS).  She is also Founding Director (along with Aomar Baum, UCLA and Susan Miller, UC Davis) of the MENA-J (MENA Jewry) Program, a UC-systemwide initiative to study, document, and preserve Jewish history in the Middle East and North Africa.

Prof. Gottreich received a Ph.D. in History and Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University in 1999, an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University in 1992, and a B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from UC Berkeley in 1989. Her research focuses on Moroccan Jewish history and Muslim-Jewish relations in broader Arab-Islamic contexts.

Courses taught by Prof. Gottreich include: “Jews and Muslims” (GS142/HIS 100), “North Africa: History, Culture, Society” (GS 150), “Scope and Methods of Research in MES” (MES/GS 102), “Survey of World History” (GS 45)  and “Senior Thesis in MES” (MES 190/H195).