Julia ShatzDr. Julia Shatz

Assistant Professor
Office: Social Science 126

Email: jshatz@csufresno.edu

Office phone: 278-8815

PhD - University of California, Berkeley (2018)
MA - University of California, Berkeley 
BA - Vassar College

Research/Teaching Interests:

Modern Middle East, British Empire/history of colonialism, transnational history, history of childhood/child welfare, global humanitarianism

Select Publications:

“A Politics of Care: Local Nurses in Mandate Palestine,” International Journal of Middle East Studies, 50 (2018): 1-21.

“Governing Jerusalem’s Children, Revealing Invisible Inhabitants: The American Colony Aid Association, 1920s-1950s,” in Ordinary Jerusalem 1840-1940, ed. Angelos Dalachanis and Vincent Lemire, Leiden: Brill, 2018.

Courses Offered:

Modern Middle East
Special Topics in Middle East History
World History to 1500
World History form 1500

Works in Progress:

My current research project examines child welfare and humanitarian governance in interwar Palestine. A related research project will look at the role of American capital and corporate philanthropy in social welfare initiatives in Palestine and the Middle East in the 1920s-1940s.