Robyn Morse

Field & Specialties

Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean World
18th-20th Century
Legal History


MA in Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, 2019
Dual Language (Arabic and Persian)
BPhil in International and Area Studies, University of Pittsburgh Honors College, 2015
Concentrations in Arabic, Middle East, and Conflict Resolution


Morse, Robyn. "Pearling and the Language of Freedom: Navigating the Manumission System in the 1930s Persian Gulf ", Journal of Global Slavery 7, 3 (2022): 317-346,

Morse, Robyn. “Review: A History of Jeddah: The Gate to Mecca in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries by Ulrike Freitag,” Journal of Arabian Studies 11, 2 (2023): 350-352,