Lecturer of Writing
Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA Al-Akhawayn University in Ifrane; MA Columbia University; PhD University of Melbourne
Research Areas: Historical Memory; Transitional Justice; Media; Refugees; Migration; Conflict; Peace Education; Kinship; Middle East & North Africa
Najwa Belkziz specializes in the history, culture, and politics of the modern Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Her primary line of inquiry explores questions related to memory, truth, and justice in post-conflict settings. She also works on issues of good governance, refugees, and irregular migration in the Arab world. Her research has been funded by the US Fulbright Program, the Georg Eckert Institute, and the University of Melbourne. She is currently working on a book manuscript examining historical memory and post-conflict memorialization in North Africa.