Salem, Elise 1955–

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Salem, Elise 1955–

PERSONAL: Born May 23, 1955, in Beirut, Lebanon; daughter of Elie (a university president) and Phyllis (Sell) Salem; married Marc Manganero (divorced, 2001); children: Anthony, Thomas, Rania. Education: American University of Beirut, M.A., 1979; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ph.D., 1985.

ADDRESSES: Home—334 Summit Pl., Highland Park, NJ 08904. Office—Department of English, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ 07940. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: Writer and educator. Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ, professor of English, 1987–, assistant dean for academic planning, 2001–05.

MEMBER: Middle East Studies Association.


Constructing Lebanon: A Century of Literary Narratives, University Press of Florida (Gainesville, FL), 2003.



Literary Review, summer, 2003, Walter Cummins, review of Constructing Lebanon: A Century of Literary Narratives, p. 762.

Middle East Journal, summer, 2003, Stephen Sheehi, review of Constructing Lebanon, p. 511.

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