About Me

Shahd Alshammari is an Assistant Professor of Literature. Her research interests focus on madwomen in different literatures, including Victorian, post-colonial, and Bedouin. Alshammari is especially interested in the concept of hybridity, having been born to a Bedouin father and a Palestinian mother. She is also interested in Disability Studies and the correlation of disability studies with identity in the Arab world, having been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at the age of 18.

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