Javier Guirado

PhD Student

Georgia State University

Javier Guirado is a PhD student at Georgia State University, where he also serves as an instructor at the Department of History. His dissertation explores the relationship between social history, the built environment, and ideas of modernity in Qatar during the Global Sixties.

He has previously been a guest researcher at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo (NVIC), and he also holds an MA in Contemporary Arab and Islamic Studies by the Autonomous University of Madrid.

His research interests include the contemporary history of the Middle East and Gulf, global urban history, and digital humanities.