Distinguished Professor of Anthropology
Professor's Joseph's research interests include cross-cultural studies of selfhood, children, family systems, ethnicity and state and nation, as well as questions of citizenship and human rights. Her geographical focus is on Lebanon and the Middle East.
Teaching Rights and Responsibilities: Paradoxes of Globalizations and Children’s Citizenship in Lebanon. Journal of Social History. Vol. 38. No. 4. (Summer). Pp. 1007-1026.
The Kin Contract and Citizenship in the Middle East. In Women and Citizenship. Marilyn Friedman (ed.) Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 149-169.
Learning Desire: Relational Pedagogies and the Desiring Female Subject in Lebanon. Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies. Vol. I. No. 1 (Winter). Pp. 79-109.
Conceiving Family Relations in Post-War Lebanon. Journal of Comparative Family Studies. XXXV. No. 2. Spring 2004. Pp. 271-294.
Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures. ISIM Newsletter 13. December. Pp.45