Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
M’hamed Oualdi is Assistant Professor specializing in the history of Post-1500 North Africa. His research interests include the social effects of imperial transitions and state reforms in the 19th century Mediterranean. He is jointly appointed in the Departments of Near Eastern Studies and History. Prior to joining the faculty at Princeton, M. Oualdi was Assistant Professor of North African history at the French Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations (Inalco-Paris, 2010-2013). He received his training in Arabic at INALCO and pursued an education in history at the University of Paris 1-Panth├®on Sorbonne from which he obtained his PhD in 2008.