Human Rights Studies
Migration Research Cluster
Stacy Fahrenthold is a historian of the modern Middle East specializing in labor migration; displacement/refugees; border studies; and diasporas within and from the region. Her research into Arab migration emphasizes the diaspora’s impact on modern Syrian and Lebanese politics. Her first book, Between the Ottomans and the Entente: The First World War in the Syrian and Lebanese Diaspora, 1908-1925, comes out with Oxford University Press in Spring 2019. It explores the war work of Arab activists in Brazil, Argentina, and the United States, and reveals the repercussions of diasporic activism for nationality laws and repatriation regimes in the post-Ottoman Middle East. She is affiliated the Migration Research Cluster.