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Paula Sanders
Professor of History
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

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Paula Sanders' publications include Creating Medieval Cairo: Empire, Religion, and Architectural Preservation in 19th Century Egypt (American University in Cairo Press, 2008); Ritual, Politics, and the City in Fatimid Cairo (SUNY Press, 1994); A Mediterranean Society, with S. D. Goitein (University of California Press, 1993). Her research interests include medieval Islamic history and culture, gender in medieval Islamic societies, the history of Jewish communities in the lands of Islam, and cultural heritage ideology and practice.