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Anan Ameri

Anan Ameri
Alma materUniversity of Jordan,
Cairo University,
Wayne State University
Genrenon-fiction, memoir

Anan Ameri (born 1944)[1] is a writer, and founding director of Arab American National Museum. She founded the Palestinian Aid Society.[2][3] She is in the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame[4] and won a 2013 ICOM-US Service Citation Award.[5]


Ameri was born in Palestine. She graduated from University of Jordan, Cairo University, and Wayne State University.[6]


  • Anan Ameri; Dawn Ramey; Arab American encyclopedia, Detroit: U X L, 2000. OCLC 607722009
  • The Scent of Jasmine : Coming of Age in Jerusalem and Damascus, Northampton MA : Olive Branch Press, 2017. ISBN 9781566560016, OCLC 969827672[7][8][9]


  1. ^ "American Dreamers: Anan Ameri, 61". Crain's Detroit Business. 2007-03-23. Retrieved 2018-07-27.
  2. ^ "Personality: Anan Ameri Jabara". Washington Report on Middle East Affairs | Telling the truth for more than 35 years. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  3. ^ "Anan Ameri: Love and Leadership in Arab America". Arab America. 2016-12-17. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  4. ^ "Michigan Women's Hall of Fame to induct Dr. Anan Ameri". Detroit News. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  5. ^ "ICOM-US Service Citation". Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  6. ^ "AANM Director Anan Ameri to retire in May". Press and Guide. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  7. ^ "Arab American museum's Ameri recalls childhood in book". Detroit News. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  8. ^ "'Scent of Jasmine' details Anan Ameri's childhood in Middle East -". Evening News. 2017-04-26. Archived from the original on 2017-08-16. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  9. ^ Staff, Stateside. "New memoir challenges perceptions of what it means to grow up in the Middle East". Retrieved 2017-08-15.

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