Research on Travelers and Tourists in Dhofar

Selected Publications

Verstehen/ Einfühlen in Arabian Sands (1959): Wilfred Thesiger as Traveler and Anthropologist – 2013

Cultural Refraction: Using Travel Writing, Anthropology and Fiction to Understand the Culture of Southern Arabia – 2009

Selected Presentations

Accounts from the Journeys of the Brig ‘Palinurus’ Along the Dhofar Coast in the mid-1800s – 2018

“‘Ya Mabel’ and the Duchess: A Victorian but Modern, Female Traveler and a Modern but Victorian, Female Traveler in Southern Oman,” ‘Navigating Networks: Women, Travel, and Female Communities,’ An Interdisciplinary Conference Hosted by the Travel Cultures Seminar Series, University of Oxford, October 4, 2013.

“They Came, They Saw, They Fought, They Compromised, They Left:  The Foreign Military Presence in the Dhofar War (Oman, 1965-1975),” Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference; Edinburgh. July 3, 2012.

“Waiting for [both] the Barbarians”: Tourism in the Dhofar Region of Oman – 2009

“Treachery in the Kitchen”: Traveling Foreign, Eating Familiar – Dr. Traci Kelly and Dr. Marielle Risse; College English Association Annual Conference; March 28th, 2008

quote – Anthropology/ Travel Writing

Photos of Dhofar – Historical