Contact Information

Department of History
Desmarais Building
55 Laurier Avenue East,
9th Floor
Ottawa ON Canada
K1N 6N5

Tel.: 613-562-5735
Fax: 613-562-5995

Natacha Lemieux
Academic Assistant, Undergraduate Studies
55 Laurier Avenue East, Room 8164
Tel.: 613 562-5800 ext. 1421

Suzanne Dalrymple
Academic Assistant, Graduate studies
55 Laurier Avenue East, Room 8154
Tel.: 613 562-5800 ext. 1297  

Office Hours

Monday to Friday

September to May
8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

June to August
8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Naomi Davidson

Assistant Professor, Department of History

Member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and thereby authorized to supervise theses.

Office: 55 Laurier Avenue East, Room 9160
Telephone: 613-562-5800, ext. 1276
Fax: 613-562-5995

University degrees

2007 – Ph.D., History, University of Chicago
2001 – M.A., History, University of Chicago
1998 – B.A., History, Bryn Mawr College

Fields of interest

  • Islam in France
  • Immigration
  • The Mediterranean World

Ongoing Research

“Muslim and Jewish Space in the French Mediterranean, 1870-1962”

Selected publications

Muslims only as Muslims: Embodying Islam in 20th Century France (Cornell University Press, 2012)

« La Mosquée de Paris et ses satellites : L’architecture de l’islam français et l’islam en France, 1926-1945 ».  Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée (à paraître). 

“‘Accessible to all Muslims and to the Parisian Public’: The Mosquée de Paris and French Islam in the Capital.” Thresholds 32 (Fall 2006): 12-17.

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