Lacy Noel Feigh

Ph.D. Student
Education: 

B.A., History and Political Science, Presbyterian College (2012)

feigh@sas.upenn.edu

Fields:

Race, Labor, and Migration

Middle Eastern and Indian Ocean Frontiers

East Africa

 

Committee Members:

Lee Cassanelli

Eve Troutt Powell

Firoozeh Kasani-Sabet

 

Awards:

2019: Social Science Research Council Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship

2018-2019: Fulbright Student Fellowship, Ethiopia

2018: History Department Teaching Assistant of the Year Award

2017-2018: Academic Year Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Amharic

Summer 2017: Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Arabic

Summer 2016: Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Amharic

 

Research Interests: 

Middle East, Arabian Peninsula, Horn of Africa, Ethiopia, Indian Ocean and Red Sea Worlds, slavery, labor, migration, 19th and 20th centuries

Other Affiliations: 

2014-2015: Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, Jordan
2012-2014: Peace Corps Volunteer; Yirgalem, Ethiopia