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Amy Poppinga

Job Title

  • Associate Professor of History
    History, College of Arts and Sciences

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Poppinga studies the history of Islamic communities in the United States and works with local community members to construct oral history profiles. Her most recent project explores how oral histories and ethnographic narratives can be integrated into the pedagogy of interfaith studies. 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

2012

Education

  • Bethel College - B.A., 1999
  • Luther Seminary - M.A., 2006
  • University of Exeter - Ph.D., 2019

Areas of expertise

Poppinga studies the history of Islamic communities in the United States and works with local community members to construct oral history profiles. Her most recent project explores how oral histories and ethnographic narratives can be integrated into the pedagogy of interfaith studies. 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.