Annie  DeVries
Associate Professor, Core Texts Director
Howard College of Arts and Sciences
310 Burns Hall

Annie DeVries came to Samford after previously holding teaching positions at the University of Alabama and Birmingham-Southern College. Her professional interests include global and comparative history, imperialism, modern Egypt, the modern Middle East, and women’s and gender history. Her first book, Maadi: The Making and Unmaking of a Cairo Suburb, 1879-1962, was published by the American University in Cairo Press in March 2021. She is currently working on a new project about innovations in green energy in early-twentieth century Cairo. She also leads a digital history project on the history of the Homewood neighborhood of Rosedale, called the Rosedale Memory Project.