EMILY REGAN WILLS, Arab New York: Politics and Community in the Everyday Lives of Arab Americans (New York: New York University Press, 2019)

  • Sunaina Maira University of California, Davis

Author Biography

Sunaina Maira, University of California, Davis

Sunaina Maira is Professor of Asian American Studies at UC Davis and was a Mellon/ACLS Scholars and Society Fellow in 2019–20. Her new research project focuses on Arab small business owners during the pandemic (in particular Yemeni Americans) in the Bay Area. She is the author of five monographs, including The 9/11 Generation: Youth,  Rights, and Solidarity in the War on Terror and Boycott!: The Academy and Justice for Palestine. She published a book based on ethnographic research in Palestine, Jil [Generation] Oslo: Palestinian Hip Hop, Youth Culture, and the Youth Movement. Maira launched a new section on West Asian American Studies in the Association for Asian American Studies and coedited a special issue of the Journal of Asian American Studies on Asian/Arab American studies. 


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