Elora Shehabuddin's Book Wins Coomaraswamy Prize

February 16, 2023

Join us in congratulating Elora Shehabuddin for her amazing accomplishment! Her book, Sisters in the Mirror: A History of Muslim Women and the Global Politics of Feminism was recently awarded the 2023 Coomaraswamy Book Prize by the Association for Asian Studies.

About Elora: 

Elora Shehabuddin is a Professor of Gender & Women's Studies and Global Studies. She was a Professor of Transnational Asian Studies and Core Faculty in the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University before moving to Berkeley in 2022. She was an Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and Political Science at UC Irvine from 1999–2001. She received her A.B. in Social Studies from Harvard University and her Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University.