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Amy Poppinga

Job Title

  • Instructor in History
    History, College of Arts and Sciences

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Poppinga studies the history of Islamic communities in the United States with her current project asking how growing up in a Western, non-Muslim society has impacted young Muslim-Americans' views on marriage. She's also interested in the history of Islamic societies in the Middle East (particularly after the end of colonialism) and the global history of Muslim women.

Started at Bethel

2005

Education

  • Bethel College - B.A., 1999
  • Luther Seminary - M.A., 2006
  • University of Exeter - Ph.D. candidate,

Areas of expertise

Poppinga studies the history of Islamic communities in the United States with her current project asking how growing up in a Western, non-Muslim society has impacted young Muslim-Americans' views on marriage. She's also interested in the history of Islamic societies in the Middle East (particularly after the end of colonialism) and the global history of Muslim women.