Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Historical-anthropology, Cultural history, Gender history, early modern Europe/modern Middle East

Research areas

Early modern Europe: politics, religion, and gender Modern Middle East: gender history

Education

PhD: European University Institute, Florence, Italy. 2006. MA: Copenhagen University, Denmark. 1999. BA:Copenhagen University, Denmark. 1994.

Professional experience

Associate Professor of History, Department of International Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, American University of Sharjah, UAE. 2014-present.
Visiting Lecturer in History, School of Modern Languages and European Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. 1997-1998.
Marie Jahoda Visiting Chair in Interdisciplinary and International Gender Studies Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany. 2011. See http://www.sowi.rub.de/jahoda/
Assistant Professor of History, Department of International Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, American University of Sharjah, UAE. 2007-2014.
Research Fellow, Danish Rector’s Conference, Ministry of Education, Denmark Three-year fellowship at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy. 2000-2003.

Contact

parenfeldt@aus.edu
+971 6 515 2478