Sarah Ann Marusek

Recent Graduates

Sarah A. Marusek

Contact Information

samaruse@maxwell.syr.edu

Research Interests

Dr. Marusek's work examines the role of charity in Islamic societies, mostly focusing on participatory welfare practices in Iran and Lebanon. Her research medology draws on a critical trans-disciplinary framework and in her dissertation used ethnographic methods to map out the welfare systems in the Shi’i communities of Lebanon, a population that has been historically marginalized by the Lebanese state and society.