Stacy Fahrenthold is Associate Professor of history at the University of California, Davis. She specializes in migration, borderlands, and refugees in/from the modern Middle East, particularly Syria and Lebanon. She is the author of Between the Ottomans and the Entente: The First World War in the Syrian and Lebanese Diaspora, 1908-1925 (Oxford University Press, 2019; paperback 2021), which analyzes the roles played by Arab American emigrants abroad in Middle Eastern politics at the end of the Ottoman period.
Fahrenthold is co-editor of Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle Eastern and North African Migration Studies. She is currently completing a new book on Arab American textile workers and the emergence of working-class movements in the Atlantic world. Her work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies. She received her Ph.D. from Northeastern University in 2014.