2015 Moroccan Studies Research Grants

ASMEA and the Moroccan-American Cultural Center (MACC) offered research grants for scholars and students whose research focused on the Moroccan Culture, History, Religion, and Society. Grants of up to $2500 were awarded to qualified applicants.

2015 Award Recipients

Ms. Caroline Abadeer (Stanford University)
Rethinking Urban Informality: Political and Social Life in Morocco’s Slum and Informal Areas

Ms. Janice Levi (University of California, Los Angeles)
Beyond the Saharan Cloak: Uncovering Jewish Identity from Southern Morocco and Throughout the Sahara

Prof. Edward Lynch (Hollins University)
Taking Up Space: Political Party Progress and Change in Post-Arab Spring Morocco

Prof. Annie Tracy Samuel (University of Tennessee, Chattanooga)
The Missing Maghreb: The Kingdom of Morocco as a Pivotal State in the Middle East a Case Study of Morocco’s Relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran