Archana Prakash

Visiting Lecturer

Middle East

Research Interests

Archana Prakash received her Ph.D. in Middle East History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and previously taught courses on the history of the Middle East and Islam at Stanford University. Her research examines how Egyptians transformed European knowledge by implementing it through modern education in Egypt, as well as how Egyptian ideas about education and knowledge evolved over the course of the nineteenth century.


MA/PhD, History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016

BA, History and Print Journalism, University of Southern California, 2007