Associate Professor, History
Nathan J. Citino is Associate Professor of History at Rice University. He is the author of Envisioning the Arab Future: Modernization in U.S.-Arab Relations, 1945-1967 (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2017); and From Arab Nationalism to OPEC: Eisenhower, King Sa'ud, and the Making of...
Senior Research Associate / Instructor, Middle East Studies
Adam C. Seitz is the senior research associate for Middle East Studies at Marine Corps University in Quantico, Virginia,? focusing on Yemen, Iran and the Gulf Region. Prior to joining MCU, Mr. Seitz was a research associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Arleigh A. Burke Chair...
Dr. Josepha Ivanka (Joshka) Wessels is a Senior Researcher at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), Lund University, Sweden. * Syria expert, with particular expertise in media, rural development, water issues, refugees and environmental issues. * UNESCO-world expert on the rehabilitation...
Assistant Professor, Literature and Languages
Roxana Cazan is an Assistant Professor of World Literature at Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA. Her work has previously appeared in Neophilologus, Women’s Studies Quarterly, Comparative Literature Studies, Studies in American Jewish Literature, American Journal of Undergraduate Research, and Demeter...
Robinson, Glenn E.
Associate Professor, Defense Analysis
Naval Postgraduate School
Glenn E. Robinson is a political scientist from UC Berkeley who has taught at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, since 1991. He specializes in issues of collective action, political violence, state building and development. He is the author or co-author of three books and 50 articles...
Australian Research Council Discovery (DECRA) Research Fellow, Centre for Citizenship and Globalization
Dr Benjamin Isakhan is Australian Research Council (DECRA) Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Citizenship and Globalization and Convenor of the Australian Middle East Research Forum at Deakin University, Australia. Previously, Ben has been Research Fellow with the Centre for Dialogue at La Trobe...
Senior Research Fellow
Toby Matthiesen gained his doctorate from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in 2011. His thesis won the 2012 APSA (American Political Science Association) Aaron Wildavsky Award for the Best Dissertation on Religion and Politics. Matthiesen is currently a Senior Research Fellow in the...
Associate Professor, Comparative Literature
University of California, Los Angeles
Nouri Gana is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature & Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles. He published numerous articles on the literatures and cultures of the Arab world in such scholarly venues as Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the...
Assistant Professor, International & Area Studies
University of Oklahoma
Waleed F. Mahdi is an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma with a joint affiliation in the Department of International and Area Studies and the Department of Modern Languages, Literature, and Linguistics. He is a comparatist with research and teaching interests in US-Arab cultural politics....