Graduation / Academic Degrees

10/2012 University of Toronto, Ph.D. Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (Title of Dissertation: The Struggle for North Africa between Almohads, Ayyubids and Banū Ghāniya (From the Late Twelfth to the Early Thirteenth Century A.D., Thesis Advisor: Dr. Linda S. Northrup.)
2006 American University in Cairo, M.A. Arabic Studies (Title of Dissertation: Relations between the Fatimid Caliphate and the Tribal Peoples of Egypt and North Africa, Thesis Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth M. Sartain)
2004 University of Toronto, B.A. (Honors)

Work Experience

2012-2013 Research Assistant, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law
2007-2009 Research Assistant, University of Toronto, Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations 
2004-2006 Research Assistant, American University in Cairo, Department of Arabic Studies

Bibliography, in preparation

Baadj, Amar S. (2016): The Term Zawāwa in the Medieval Sources and the Zawāwī Presence in Egypt and Syria during the Ayyubid and Mamluk Periods, in: Stephan Conermann (Hg.): History and Society during the Mamluk Period (1250–1517): Studies of the Annemarie Schimmel Institute for Advanced Study II, Göttingen, S. 107–124.