Manal Shaheen Profile

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Department of AMDT
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-2020

(509) 335-7453


Educational Background

M.S. Art in Apparel, Merchandising, Design & Textiles, Apparel, Merchandising, Design & Textiles, Washington State University, Pullman WA.
B.S. Home Economics Department of Clothing and Textiles, College of Home Economics, El-Menoufiya University, El-Menoufiya, Egypt.


Research Interests

  • Hijab and the expression of Muslim religious identity in the western societies.
  • Apparel design analysis.

Teaching Interests

  • Daring and fitting.
  • Multicultural perspectives on the body and dress.
  • Historic costume.
  • Ready to wear Apparel Analysis.
  • Basic and advanced Apparel Assembly.
  • Arabic Language level 1 & 2.

Honors and Awards (Select)

  • 2015 “Recognition for excellent contributions to the Arabic course”, Muslim Student Association, Washington State university.

Book Reviews 

  • Shaheen, M., Bradley, L., (2015), Book Review: Islamic Fashion and Anti-Fashion: New Perspectives from Europe and North America, Emma Tarlo, Annelies Moors (2013), New York and London: Bloomsbury, 294 pp., Visibly Muslim: Fashion, Politics, Faith, Emma Tarlo (2010), New York; Berg, pp. 242, Fashion, Style & Popular Culture, Volume (2).



  • 2019 “Facets of Fashion” Washington State university.
  • 2015 “Hijab and the expression of Muslim religious identity among Egyptian women in the Pacific Northwest.” Washington State university.