DR. FATIMA SADIQI
Professor of Linguistics and Gender Studies
Fatima Sadiqi is Professor of Linguistics and Gender Studies (University of Fez, Morocco); her work focuses on women’s issues in modern North Africa, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean world. She is author and editor of numerous volumes and journal issues, including Women, Gender and Language (Brill 2013), Women’s Activism and the Public Sphere: Local/Global Linkages (Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 2006), Women and Knowledge in the Mediterranean (Routledge 2013), Moroccan Feminist Discourses (Palgrave Macmillan 2014), and Women’s Movements in the Post-“Arab Spring” North Africa (2016).
Fatima Sadiqi is also a public speaker in many languages and a member of many national and international scholarly and policy-making boards. Currently Professor Sadiqi is a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center (2015-2016) and her upcoming book will focus on “Daesh Ideology and the Legal Rights of Women in the Maghrib.” In addition to publications, Fatima Sadiqi taught at Harvard University and Pomona College; she is also a public speaker and a former Director General of the Fez Festival of Sacred Music.