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Middle East Studies


Olla Najah Al-Shalchi
Lecturer in Arabic

Joshua Birk
Assistant Professor of History

Ibtissam Bouachrine
Associate Professor of Spanish & Portugese

Justin Cammy
Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and
Comparative Literature

Joanna Caravita
Lecturer in Modern Hebrew Language

Steven Heydemann
Janet Wright Ketcham 1953 Professor in Middle East Studies

Nadya Sbaiti
Assistant Professor of History
On leave through 2016

John Weinert
Lecturer in Arabic

Bozena Wellborne
Assistant Professor of Government

Gregory White
Professor of Government
Director of Middle East Studies

Other faculty offering courses related to the Middle East

Mehammed Mack
Assistant Professor of French Studies

Suleiman Mourad
Professor of Religion

Alexandra Dika Seggerman
FC/Mellon Post Doctorate Fellow

Scholars in Middle East Studies

Mustapha Machrafi
Fulbright visiting scholoar


Donna Robinson Divine
Morningstar Family Professor of Jewish Studies
Professor of Government

Karen Pfeifer
Professor of Economics