Public Scholarship

Professor Alsultany’s dedication to mentoring underrepresented students, program building, and impact on students inside and outside of the classroom has been recognized at the University of Michigan through the Individual Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education, the Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award, the Arab Community Leadership Award, and the Arab Students Association’s Faculty of the Year Award. She was also awarded the highest teaching award at the University of Michigan, the Arthur F. Thurnau Professorship.

She has effectively developed programs at the University of Michigan like the Arab and Muslim American Studies (AMAS) program in the Department of American Culture, and Islamophobia Working Group. Her professional service beyond the university has included serving on the boards of the American Studies Association, the Arab American Studies Association, the journal Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, the Critical Arab American Book Series published by Syracuse University Press, and the Arab American National Museum where she guest curated an online exhibit, “Reclaiming Identity.” She has collaborated with other renowned faculty to completed the #IslamophobiaIsRacism Syllabus.