About the Curator
May Al-Dabbagh is an Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy (NYUAD). She conducts research on gender and globalization using a combination of social psychology, public policy, and post-colonial feminist lenses. Her current book project, The Messy Middle, is an ethnography of serial migration in Dubai focusing on motherhood, work, and movement. She has received fellowships from the Center of Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Stanford), The Women and Public Policy Program (Harvard), and The Global Institute for Advanced Study and Tisch School of the Arts (NYU). At al Mawrid, she runs Haraka: Experimental Lab for Arab Art and Social Thought which focuses on contemporary art in the Gulf/Khaleej and bridges the social sciences and arts at NYUAD. Al-Dabbagh holds a BA from Harvard University and a PhD from the University of Oxford.
For more information see: www.mayaldabbagh.org.