KCCRC staff

Dr. Sumaiya A. Hamdani

Associate professor

Dr. Sumaiya A. Hamdani received her Ph.D. from Princeton University in the field of Islamic history. Her book, Between Revolution and State: the Construction of Fatimid Legitimacy (2006) examines the development of legal and historical literature by the Ismaili Shi’i Fatimid state.She is a historian and associate professor in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, George Mason University.