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Maxwell School
Maxwell / Social Science PhD Program

Sarah Ann Marusek

Recent Graduates

Marusek, Sarah

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.