Abusharaf, Rogaia Mustafa 1961-

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ABUSHARAF, Rogaia Mustafa 1961-

PERSONAL: Born October 2, 1961, in Sudan; daughter of Mustafa (an educator) and Fatima (a teacher; maiden name, Mahgoub Osman) Abusharaf; married Mohamed Hussein (a professor), 1987; children: Mona, Hala. Education: Cairo University, School of Economics and Political Sciences, B.A.; University of Connecticut, M.A., Ph.D.

ADDRESSES: Home—6 Greenfield Ln., Storrs, CT 06268. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: Writer. Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, visiting assistant professor. Postdoctoral fellowships at Brown University, Harvard University, Durham University, and Royal Anthropological Institute.

MEMBER: American Anthropological Association.


Wanderings: Sudanese Migrants and Exiles in North America, Cornell University Press (Ithaca, NY), 2002.

Female Circumcision: Multicultural Perspectives, University of Pennsylvania Press (Philadelphia), 2005.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Book on war displacement in the Sudan.