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Sam Cherribi

Sam Cherribi
Senior Lecturer
Department of Sociology
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322
Telephone
404-727-7909
Fax
404-727-7532
Office
112A Tarbutton Hall
Email
scherri@emory.edu
Website
http://www.cherribi.com
Curriculum Vitae (PDF Format)
Degree
Ph.D., University of Amsterdam, 2000
General Research Area
European Politics & Public Policy, Islam in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, Arab spring, Development in Low Income Countries, and European Union Governance.
Current Research
Race, Religion, Ethnicity in the Middle East, Africa and Europe, political engagement, riots and revolutions; (Al Jazeera) media framing and contested issues in the public space; political elites; European Islam.
Selected Publications
 
  • Journal Articles
    • Sam Cherribi and Matthew Pesce "Youth, media and the politics of change in North Africa" A quarterly journal on the Maghreb, the Middle East, Africa and Islamic studies. Dec 2012
    • 2008. "U.S. Public Diplomacy in the Arab World Responses to Al-Jazeera's Interview With Karen Hughes" in the American Behavioral Scientist, (Sage Publications)
    • 2008. "Making sense of the senseless: A reasoned approach to radicalism" book review in the journal of Political Psychology .2009
    • 2006. "From Baghdad to Paris: Al-Jazeera and the Veil" The Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, 11, 121-138.
  • Book Chapters
    • "Islam in the Netherlands" The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics (Forthcoming)
    • "Arabic Al-Jazeera: Transnational Identity and Influence" in The Sage Handbook of Political Communication, Semetko & Scamell, eds. Sage. 2012
    • "Race and Color in the Middle East"  in ( Eds. Andrea L. Stanton , Edward Ramsamy, Peter J. Seybolt , Carolyn M. Elliott (eds). Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa: An Encyclopedia, Sage: Thousand Oaks. 2012
    • "An Obsession Renewed : Islamophobia in Austria, Germany and the Netherlands". In Islamophobia: The Challenge of the 21st century  John Esposito and Ibrahim Kalin [eds]. OUP.2011
    • "The Future of American Consumerism"in Beyond the Crisis: the Future of Capitalism. Meghan-Kiffer Press. 2009
    • "Politicians' Perceptions of the Muslim Problem: The Dutch Example in European Context" Thomas Banchoff [ed] Democracy and the New Religious Pluralism. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2007
    • "The Council of Europe's Human Rights Perspective on the Media."  Diana Papademas [ed] Studies in Communications Volume 6, Human Rights and Media, New York: Elsevier Science Publishers. 2008
    • "The Growing Islamization of Europe."  In John L. Esposito & Francois Burgat [eds] Modernizing Islam: Religion in the Public Sphere in Europe and the Middle East. Newark & London: Rutgers University Press & Hurst.  2003. pp.193-214.
    • "The Global Aspects of the Internet" In Donald H. Johnston [ed] Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications  New York: Academic Press. 2003.
  • Journal Articles
    • Sam Cherribi and Matthew Pesce "Youth, media and the politics of change in North Africa" A quarterly journal on the Maghreb, the Middle East, Africa and Islamic studies. Revue trimestrielle d'études sur le Maghreb, le Moyen-Orient, l'Afrique et l'Islam.  December 2012
    • Cherribi, Sam. 2008. "U.S. Public Diplomacy in the Arab World Responses to Al-Jazeera's Interview With Karen Hughes" in the American Behavioral Scientist, (Sage Publications)
    • Cherribi, Sam. 2008. "Making sense of the senseless: A reasoned approach to radicalism"   book reviews in the journal of Political Psychology (Forthcoming)
    • Cherribi, Sam. 2006. "From Baghdad to Paris: Al-Jazeera and the Veil" The Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, 11, 121-138.
Selected Courses
SOC 247 / AAS 247: Race and Ethnic Relations (from an international perspective)
AFS 389-003, SOC 389-000 & MESAS: Media, Islam and Social Movements
SOC 389S-000- MESAS 370-000: Islam in Advanced Societies
SOC 389: Immigration & Social Conflict: Comparative Perspectives
SOC 468-AFS 468-000: Economic Development in Africa
SOC 729 / ANTH 585/ ILA 790: Globalization Practicum (graduate course)
Additional Information

Sam Cherribi (PhD, University of Amsterdam) is senior lecturer in sociology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where he also directs the Emory Development Initiative (EDI) which promotes development in low income countries and works with faculty in Emory's Institute of Human Rights. Prior to moving to Emory in 2003, Cherribi was a Member of Parliament in The Netherlands for two consecutive four year terms (1994-2002), during which time he also represented The Netherlands in the Assembly of the Council of Europe and the Assembly of the West European Union. His most recent book (In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed) has been published in paperback in 2013 by Oxford University Press.

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