MESA Mentoring Award

Charles Issawi

Princeton University

1999 Recipient

Charles Issawi

Charles Issawi

In recognition of his exceptional contributions to the education and training of others in Middle East studies. With deep appreciation for his inspiring example of exciting, wide-ranging scholarship, and for the enthusiasm with which he conveys it; His communication of the great contemporary importance of economic history, and its essential link to each country’s history, culture and politics; His immense kindness, helpful counsel and criticism, and the continuing benefit of his many publications. It is an honor to recognize Charles Issawi, an outstanding mentor and the doyen of Middle East economic history, who represents and encourages the finest of Middle East studies scholarship.

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