Department of History

Faculty News: Recent Article and Personal Dedication by Faiz Ahmed

Faiz Ahmed publishes latest article in Law and History Review, dedicates it to mourned Brown student John Owen Habib '24.

Joukowsky Family Distinguished Associate Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History Faiz Ahmed published his latest article in a recent issue of Law and History Review, the academic journal of the American Society for Legal History. The article, "Courts and Constitutions in South Asia and the Global South: A View from the Middle East" can be found here, with a personal dedication to Brown undergraduate John Owen Habib (2002-2023) found at the end of the article.

John Owen was a student in Professor Ahmed’s Fall 2022 HIST 0244 Understanding the Middle East course. He passed away after a tragic accident in April 2023. For more on the remarkable life of John Owen Habib '24, see the Brown Daily Herald obituary here.