Eve M. Troutt Powell is a historian of the Middle East and North Africa, and a Professor at University of Pennsylvania in the Department of History.
She graduated with a B.A from Radcliffe College, and an M.A., and Ph.D. from Harvard University. She taught at the University of Georgia. She was a presidential intern at American University of Cairo. She is a member of the American Historical Association. She is an expert on Egypt, Sudan, and slavery in the Nile Valley.
- A Different Shade of Colonialism, Egypt Great Britain and the Mastery of Sudan, University of California Press, 2003, ISBN 978-0-520-23317-1
- The African Diaspora in the Mediterranean Lands of Islam, Editors John O. Hunwick, Eve Troutt Powell, Markus Wiener Publishers, 2002, ISBN 978-1-55876-275-6
- "The Tools of the Master: Slavery and Empire in Nineteenth Century Egypt", School of Social Science