Fadi A. Bardawil

Fadi A. Bardawil, an anthropologist by training, is Andrew Mellon Assistant Professor of contemporary Arab cultures in the Department of Asian Studies and Middle East Studies at Duke University. His research investigates the international circulation of critical theory, the genealogies of postcolonial critique, and the traditions of intellectual inquiry and modalities of political engagement of contemporary Arab thinkers. His writings have appeared in boundary 2, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, The Journal for Palestine Studies (Arabic edition), Jadaliyya, al-Jumhuriya, Kulturaustausch, Megaphone, and South Atlantic Quarterly. He is the author of Revolution and Disenchantment: Arab Marxism and the Binds of Emancipation (Duke University Press, 2020).

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