Research interests: Religion and science; Islamic intellectual history; Mamluk studies; history of scientific encyclopedias; history of medicine; philosophy of science.
Iman Darwish is a PhD student in the History of Science Department. Her research focuses on the practice of science and the production of scientific texts in the post-classical Islamic societies and in particular science in Mamluk Egypt. She is also interested in the changing concepts of scientific knowledge in medieval Islamic societies. Prior to her studies at Harvard, Iman worked in manufacturing as an engineering project manager.
BSc., Computer Engineering, Ain Shams University
MA., English & Comparative Literature, The American University in Cairo