Dr. Bethany J. Walker


Study Away
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Study Away
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



PhD, 1998, University of Toronto


  • World History to Circa 1600 C.E.
  • Survey of Middle Eastern History from 600-1914
  • History of the Middle East Since 1914
  • Women in Islam
  • History and Archaeology of the Middle East
  • Jordan Archaeology Study Away Program
  • Proseminar in the Middle East
  • Seminar in the Middle East

Research and professional interests

  • History of medieval Islam
  • Mamluk Jordan
  • Islamic archaeology in Jordan, Egypt and Yemen
  • Crusader world – Cyprus
  • Medieval Middle Eastern environmental history

Awards and honors

  • National Endowment Senior Fellowships. 2000 and 2010.
  • National Endowment Summer Fellowship. 2004.
  • Fulbright-Hayes Pre-doctoral Fellowship. 1994-1995.

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