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.
Assistant Professor of History
Howard College of Arts and Sciences
310 Burns Hall