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Lila Abu-Lughod
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Born 1952
Nationality Palestinian American
Citizenship American
Alma mater Carleton College (BA, 1974)
Harvard University (PhD, 1984)
Known for Anthropology, Women's and Gender Studies
Scientific career
Institutions Williams College
Princeton University
New York University
Columbia University

Lila Abu-Lughod (born 1952) is a Palestinian-American anthropologist. She is the Joseph L. Buttenweiser Professor of Social Science in the Department of Anthropology at Columbia University in New York City. She specializes in ethnographic research in the Arab world, and her seven books cover topics including sentiment and poetry, nationalism and media, gender politics and the politics of memory.

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