Orit Bashkin

Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations

Orit Bashkin is Associate Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Her publications include articles on the history of Arab Jews in Iraq, on Iraqi history, and on Arabic literature. Her books include The Other Iraq: Pluralism and Culture in Hashemite Iraq (Stanford, 2009) and New Babylonians: A History of Jews in Modern Iraq, which was published by Stanford University Press in September 2012.