Carmen Gitre

Carmen Gitre

Carmen Gitre

Assistant Professor

Office

411 Major Williams Hall

220 Stanger Street

Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

540-231-5216

Email

cgitre@vt.edu

Department Membership

History

Awards and Honors

Expertise

  • Modern Egyptian History
  • Popular Culture
  • Theater and Performance

Professional Activities

  • Middle East Studies Association
  • American Historical Association

Education

  • Ph.D. Rutgers University
  • M.A.T. Dominican University
  • B.A. Northwestern University

Research Interests

    Awards and Honors

    Favorite Faculty Award, Residential Life, Virginia Tech, 2015

    Bevier Fellowship, Graduate School-New Brunswick (GS-NB), Rutgers University, 2006

    Fulbright Fellowship, 2005

    Selected Publications

    Articles

    “The Dramatic Middle East: Performance as History in Egypt and Beyond,” History Compass, 13/10 (2015): 521-532. 

    “Farāḥ Effendi Anṭūn, and the Staging of a ‘New Egypt’,” Journal of Semitic Studies Supplement 28, (2012): 139-150.