Sherifa Zuhur

Region of Interest


Primary Country of Residence

United States of America


Professor of Islamic Studies


Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio


Mailing Address

Department of Religious Studies
Rhodes Tower, Fl. 15
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio

Phone/Fax Number(s)

phone: 216 921-0882

Countries of Specialization


Research Interests

Research on Islamic movements, modern politics, gender and the arts
in Egypt and North Africa.


Revealing Reveiling: Islamist Gender Ideology in Modern Egypt. (Albany:
State University of New York Press, 1992)

Asmahan's Secrets: Woman, War, and Song (Austin, Tx: CMES/University of
Texas, 2000 and London: Al Saqi, 2001)

Images of Enchantment: Visual and Performing Arts of the Middle East (New
York and Cairo: AUC Press, 1998)

Colors of Enchantment: Theater, Music, Dance and Visual Art of the Middle
East (New York and Cairo: AUC Press, 2001)


Islamic movements ; modern politics ; gender ; North Africa ; Asmahan's Secrets ; ...