Associate Professor, History, U-M Dearborn
Sally Howell is Director of the Center for Arab American Studies and Associate Professor of History at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She received her Ph.D. from the American Culture Program at University of Michigan in 2009. Her books include the co-authored Citizenship and Crisis (2009, Russell Sage Foundation Press), co-edited Arab Detroit 9/11: Life in the Terror Decade (2011, Wayne State University Press), and Old Islam in Detroit: Rediscovering the Muslim American Past (2014, Oxford University Press). Old Islam in Detroit was named a Michigan Notable Book by the Library of Michigan and given the Evelyn Shakir Award by the Arab American National Museum. Howell is currently completing a book entitled Halal Metropolis: Mosques, Markets, and Neighborhood Development which explores the mutual constitution of local publics and religious minorities across the urban and suburban landscape in Michigan.
- Islamic Studies Program
- Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies
Field(s) of Study
- Arab American history and culture
- Muslim American history and culture
- the war on terror in Detroit