Noha Sadek

A specialist in Yemeni art and architecture, Noha Sadek received her Ph.D. in Middle East and Islamic Studies from the University of Toronto in 1990. She has taught courses on Islamic art at the University of Saint-Joseph and the American University in Beirut, Lebanon, and has participated in exhibition projects at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C., the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris, and the National Museum of Lebanon in Beirut. She was director of the American Institute for Yemeni Studies in Sanaa, Yemen from 1995–1997. Sadek has published articles on the medieval architecture of Yemen, and served as editor of Studies on Medieval Yemen (2003) and Studies in the Archaeology of Yemen (2002), both in Arabic. She has two works in progress: Rasulid Art and Architecture in Yemen (626–858 AH/1229–1454 AD): Power and Legitimacy and Women Patrons in Medieval South Arabia.

Source: Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art