Ossman, Susan 1959-

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OSSMAN, Susan 1959-


PERSONAL: Born May 19, 1959, in Chicago, IL; daughter of Edward (a professor) and Camille (an interior decorating consultant; maiden name, Radzicki) Ossman; children: Nathanael, Dorent. Education: University of California—Berkeley, A.B., 1980, Ph.D., 1991; University of Paris VII, D.E.A., 1983.


ADDRESSES: Home—2111 Jefferson Davis Highway, No. 921-S, Arlington, VA 22202. Offıce—144 ICC, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Institut de Recherche sur le Maghreb Contemporain, Rabat, Morocco, director, 1993-96; Celsa-Sorbonne, Levallois, France, visiting research professor, 1996-98; American University of Paris, Paris, France, associate professor, 1998-2001; Georgetown University, Washington, DC, visiting associate professor, 2001—.

MEMBER: American Anthropological Association, American Institute of Maghrebi Studies, Middle East Studies Association, Association of Visual Anthropology, Association for Cultural Anthropology.


WRITINGS:


Picturing Casablanca: Portraits of Power in a Modern City, University of California Press (Berkeley, CA), 1994.

(Editor) Mimesis: Imiter, reprisanter, circular, CNRS Éditions (Paris, France), 1998. (Editor) Miroirs Maghrébins: itinéraires de soi et paysages de rencontre, CNRS Éditions (Paris, France), 1998.

Three Faces of Beauty: Casablanca, Paris, Cairo, Duke University Press (Durham, NC), 2002.


WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on comparative ethnography, media, and political dynasties in the Arab world.