Fadi A.Bardawil, an anthropologist by training (PhD Columbia University, 2010),teaches contemporary Arab cultures at the University of North Carolina-ChapelHill. Before that, he was a EUME (Europe in the Middle East-The Middle East inEurope) fellow (2010-11) affiliated with the Freie Universität in Berlin, and aHarper Fellow at the Society of Fellows and a Collegiate Assistant Professor ofSocial Science at the University of Chicago (2011-2014). In 2016-2017, he was amember of the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Studies inPrinceton.
Bardawil researches the traditions of intellectual inquiry, practices of public criticism, and modalities of political engagement of contemporary Arab intellectuals, both at home and in the diaspora. His work also examines the international circulations of social and critical theories, and the genealogies of post-colonial critiques. He is an Assistant Professor of Contemporary Arab Cultures and Global Studies, Adjunct assistant professor of French and Francophone Studies, Department of Asian Studies, University of North Chapel Hill, USA. His work can be accessed here.