Zeinab Abul-Magd is an associate professor of Middle Eastern history. She received a PhD in history and political economy in 2008 at Georgetown University, and an MA in Arab studies and Islamic law
Anthony Shadid was a two-time Pulitzer prize winner journalist and was based in Beirut and Baghdad. He was foreign correspondent for The New York Times.
Previously he worked for T
Andrew Scott Cooper
Andrew Scott Cooper, Ph.D, is a historian, analyst and the author of two books on the history of the modern Middle East. His first book, The Oil Kings: How the US, Iran and Saudi Arabia Changed the
Lisa Blaydes is Professor of Political Science at Stanford University. She is the author of Elections and Distributive Politics in Mubarak’s Egypt (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and State of Re
Dr Reza Zia-Ebrahimi joined the History Department at King’s College London in 2013. He is a graduate of the University of Geneva, the London School of Economics and the University of Oxford (St An
Tarek El-Ariss is the James Wright Professor at Dartmouth College and Guggenheim Fellow 2021-22.
Professor Ariss is trained in philosophy, comparative literature, and visual and cultura
Nadav Samin is Lecturer in Anthropology and Government at Dartmouth College. His first book, Of Sand or Soil: Genealogy and Tribal Belonging in Saudi Arabia, was published in 2015 by Princeto
Safwan M Masri
Professor Safwan M. Masri is Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development at Columbia University and a Senior Research Scholar at Columbia’s School of International and Public
Elias Muhanna is a scholar of classical Arabic literature and Islamic intellectual history at Brown University. His research focuses on the history of encyclopedic writing in the Islamic world and
Fawaz A Gerges
Fawaz A. Gerges is Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and holder of the Emirates Professorship in Contemporary Middle East Studies.
Abbas Amanat (B.A., Tehran University, 1971; D. Phil., University of Oxford, 1981) has taught and written about early modern and modern history of Iran, Muslim world, the Middle East and the Persia
James E Rauch
James E. Rauch, associate professor of economics at the University of California, San Diego, and research associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, engaged in a study of what he terms the "n
Narges Bajoghli (pronounced: Nar-guess Baa-jogh-lee) is Assistant Professor of Middle East Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University. She is an award-
I have a PhD in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley. Prior to joining the Gender Studies Department at LSE, I had held positions in various international settings such as Syracu
Tim is an Arabist, traveller, writer and lecturer. For almost thirty years his home has been the Yemeni capital San'a where he lives on the ruin-mound of the ancient Sabaean city, next to the moder
Noah Feldman specializes in constitutional studies, with a particular emphasis on the relationship between law and religion, free speech, constitutional design, and the history of legal theory.&nbs
Krithika Varagur has sailed to the tiny Indonesian spice island once traded for Manhattan, gone on pilgrimage with Albanian Sufis, circled the US by train as an Amtrak Writer-in-Residence, dog-sled
I am interested in the cultural history of the eastern Mediterranean, especially the Middle East, in the Late Antique and early medieval period. My research focuses on the Syriac-speaking Christian
Dr. Ronen Bergman is the Senior Correspondent for Military and Intelligence Affairs for Yedioth Ahronoth, Israel’s largest circulated daily newspaper, and a Contributing Writer for The New York Tim
Karen Berman was a sought-after expert in the fields of business and financial literacy. Clients praised her ability to understand their business and develop meaningful and engaging programs.