Adam Sabra

Elected

Dr. Adam Sabra is Professor of History and King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud Chair in Islamic Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His teaching and research focus on the Middle East, particularly Egypt, in the medieval and early modern periods, and the social and cultural history of Cairo. Other areas of interest include legal history and Islamic mysticism. Dr. Sabra has served on ARCE’s Fellowship Committee twice in the past 10 years and has been a fellow three times, once as a dissertation scholar and twice as an NEH funded fellow.