Nevine Abraham is Assistant Teaching Professor of Arabic Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at Carnegie Mellon University. She teaches French and Arabic languages, literature, and cultures. Her research interests focus on literary and cultural studies in the Middle East and North Africa and examines citizenship, civil rights, the entanglement of minority groups in the national and religious discourses, cinematic representation and censorship, Palestinian studies, and food politics. She is co-editor of Critical Arts journal. Her scholarly work has appeared in Arab Studies Quarterly, Journal of African Cinema, Digest of Middle East Studies, and Review of Middle East Studies.