University of Wisconsin–Madison

Danya Al-Saleh

Graduate student (Ph.D.)

Education

MA, Cultural Anthropology, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 2015 Certificate, Advanced Arabic Studies, Qatar University, 2012 BA, Political Science, UC Berkeley, 2011

Research Areas

universities, oil and gas industry, ethnographic methodologies, feminist geographies, geographical political economy, West Asia and North Africa, urban geography

Courses Taught

Feminist Geographies, Spring 2020, Virginia Commonwealth University of the Arts in Qatar       Introduction to Anthropology, Fall 2019, Virginia Commonwealth University of the Arts in Qatar

Affiliations

Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE) Association of American Geographers (AAG) Association for Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies (AGAPS) American Anthropological Association (AAA)

Awards and Honors

Olmstead Outstanding Citizenship Award, Geography Department, UW-Madison, 2018.

Holtz Center, Science and Technology Studies, Graduate Student Research Travel Grant, UW-Madison, 2016, 2017.

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Academic Year, African Studies Program, UW-Madison, 2017-18.

Center for Culture, History, and Environment Graduate Student Research Travel Grant, UW-Madison, 2016, 2017.

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Summer, African Studies Program, UW-Madison, 2015, 2016.

Trewartha and Odebolt Conference Travel Award, Geography Department, UW-Madison, 2014-2018.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program, 2014-19.

Mellon Doctoral Student Fellowship, CUNY Graduate Center, 2012-2014. 

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Geography 550 N. Park Street Madison, WI 53706

Email: dalsaleh@wisc.edu