Ellen McLarney

Ellen McLarney

Assistant Professor of Women's Studies

External address: 
2204 Erwin Road Room 226, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708-0414
(919) 668-3849

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Columbia University 2004

  • M.A., Columbia University 1998

  • B.A., Brown University 1992

McLarney, E. "Zaynab al-Ghazali (Accepted)." Encyclopaedia of Islam. Brill, 2015.

McLarney, E. "Latifah al-Zayyat." Dictionary of Literary Biography: 20th-Century Arabic Literature. Ed. M al-Mallah. Thompson-Gale, 2008.

McLarney, E. "Women, Gender, and Love: Modern Discourses: Arab States." Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures. Ed. S Joseph. Brill, 2005.

McLarney, E. "FREEDOM, JUSTICE, and the POWER of ADAB." International Journal of Middle East Studies 48.1 (January 14, 2016): 25-46. (Review) Full Text

McLarney, E. "Review: Reconfiguring Islamic Tradition: Reform, Rationality, and Modernity by Samira Haj." International Journal of Middle East Studies 44.1 (February 2012): 177-179. (Review) Full Text

McLarney, EA. "American Freedom and Islamic Fascism: Ideology in the Hall of Mirrors." Theory and Event 14.3 (September 2011). (Academic Article) Open Access Copy

McLarney, EA. "The Islamic Public Sphere and the Discipline of Adab." International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 43.3 (2011): 429-449. (Academic Article) Open Access Copy

McLarney, EA, and co-authors, BG. "Muslim Women, Consumer Capitalism, and the Islamic Culture Industry." Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (October 2010). (Academic Article) Open Access Copy

McLarney, E. "The private is political: Women and family in intellectual Islam." Feminist Theory 11.2 (August 6, 2010): 129-148. Full Text Open Access Copy

McLarney, EA, and Gokariksel, B. "Marketing Muslim Women, Special Issue." Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies (2010).

McLarney, EA. "Burqa in Vogue: Fashioning Afghanistan." Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 5.1 (December 2009). (Academic Article) Open Access Copy

McLarney, E. "The socialist romance of the postcolonial Arabic novel." Research in African Literatures 40.3 (September 1, 2009): 186-205. (Review) Full Text


McLarney, E. "Egypt on the Brink." The State of Things (August 21, 2013). (Interview)

McLarney, EA. "Islam in Vogue: Muslim Women in the Media." "Imagining Ourselves." International Museum of Women (2007). (Essay)