Svetlana Peshkova is a socio-cultural anthropologist and a scholar of Islam. Her research interests include Gender and Islam; Feminisms in post-Socialist space; Decolonialism; Muslim women leaders; Islamic education; Transnational Islamic Movements; and Indigenous History of New Hampshire. Svetlana holds BA and MA (1995, 1996, Linguistics) from Pyatigorsk State University in Russia; MA (1999, Theological Studies) from Candler School of Theology at Emory University (Atlanta, GA); MA (2001, Television, Radio, and Film) from Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY); and a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies and Ph.D. (2006, Anthropology) from Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY). Svetlana published a book, Women, Islam, and Identity: Public Life in Private Spaces in Uzbekistan, and several theoretical and ethnographic articles and book chapters about Muslim women leaders, Islamic education, identity, social movements, and reproductive health.
Ph.D., Anthropology, Syracuse University
M.A., Syracuse University
M.A., Pyatigorsk State University of Linguistics
MTS, Emory University
Culture--Gender and Sexuality
ANTH 440B: Honors/Saving Culture
ANTH 500: Peoples & Cultures/Mid East
ANTH 513: Ethnographic Methods
ANTH 640: Anthropology of Islam
ANTH 697: Spc Top/Indigenous New England
ANTH 700: Internship
ANTH 750: Islam and Gender
ANTH 796: Reading and Research
WS 796: Advanced Topics
Peshkova, S. (2014). Women, Islam, and Identity Public Life in Private Spaces in Uzbekistan. Syracuse University Press.