Dr Mezna Qato

BA (Chicago), MA (Chicago), MSt (Oxon), DPhil (Oxon)

Fellow (B), Director of Studies, Assistant Tutor, Postgraduate Mentor

College Roles

  • Margaret Anstee Centre Research Fellow (B)
  • Director of Studies in History, History & Modern Languages and History & Politics
  • Assistant Tutor (Undergraduates)
  • Postgraduate Mentor


Email: mq212@cam.ac.uk


Dr Mezna Qato joined the Margaret Anstee Centre from a previous role as Spencer Fellow at the National Academy of Education. She was previously Junior Research Fellow at King’s College, Cambridge.

Research Interests

Dr Mezna Qato is currently completing a book on the history of education for Palestinians.

Her research and teaching interests centre on histories and theories of social, economic and political transformation amongst refugee and stateless communities, the politics and practice of archives, and global micro-histories of movements and collectivities in the Middle East.