Title: Associate Professor of Religion. Position: Faculty Email: marmon@Princeton.edu Office: 132 1879 Hall Phone: (609) 258-4492 Areas: Islam
Shaun Marmon joined the Princeton faculty in 1992. She is a specialist in the history of pre-modern Islamic societies with a focus on Egypt . Her published works include Eunuchs and Sacred Boundaries in Islamic Society and Slavery in the Islamic Middle East. She has a particular interest in the Mamluk period. Her research and teaching interests include the history of slavery in the Islamic world, the construction of gender in Islamic societies (in both the past and in the present) and the historical configurations of social networks and systems of mediation in the Middle East. Her current research projects include a study of race and slavery in late medieval Egypt and Syria and a study of the concept of intercession in Medieval Islam.