MESA Mentoring Award
In recognition of his exceptional contributions to the education and training of others in Middle East studies,
With deep appreciation for his compassionate and resourceful engagement, his humor, and a delight in debate and critique that draws both the shy and the animated to him;
With an almost magical manner he creates “families” of scholars who share and support each other through the many stages of their careers and who go on to follow his example and bring in others to the network;
And for his tireless intellectual, institutional and pedagogical advocacy on behalf his students.
It is an honor to recognize Joel S. Beinin, an outstanding mentor and historian, who represents and encourages the finest of Middle East studies scholarship.