About

Michelle Maria Al Ferzly

Part-time faculty member

Ph.D. Candidate Art History, University of Michigan, United States
M.A. Art History, Bryn Mawr College, United States
B.A. Art History, Wellesley College, United States

Michelle Al-Ferzly is a doctoral candidate in Art History at the University of Michigan. Her dissertation examines medieval Islamic tableware and dining culture between the 9th and 15th centuries. She has worked as a curatorial assistant at the Aga Khan Museum, and contributed to the 2018 exhibition catalogue, The Moon: A Voyage Through Time. She is the co-author, with Christiane Gruber, of the forthcoming volume City in the Desert, Revisited: Oleg Grabar at Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, 1964-1971. She has joined LAU in Spring 2021 to teach a course on Islamic Art & Architecture, part of the Master’s program.