Hoffman, Valerie J.
Professor of Religion, Religion
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Valerie Hoffman is Professor and Head of the Department of Religion at the University of Illinois, specializing in Islamic thought and practice. She received her Ph.D. in Arabic and Islamic studies from the University of Chicago and has been on the faculty of the University of Illinois since 1983, where...
Professor, School of Foreign Service in Qatar
Mehran Kamrava is Professor and Director of the Center for International and Regional Studies at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar. He is the author of a number of books, most recently, The Modern Middle East: A Political History since the First World War, 2nd ed. (University...
PhD Student and Teaching Assistant, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Yalda N. Hamidi is a Ph.D. student in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Stony Brook University. She is interested in transnational and postcolonial feminisms, and her area of work is mainly focused on Middle Eastern feminisms, war, sovereignty, and body politics for Muslim female bodies.
Researcher, Chair of Sociology
Didier LEROY obtained his Ph D in 2010 under co-tutelage of the Royal Military Academy (Social and Military Sciences) and the Free University of Brussels (Social and Political Sciences). He also has a multidisciplinary training: Master's Degree in Oriental Philology and History, Orientation Assyriology...
Kuruvilla, Dr. Samuel
Dr., Dept. of Political Science, Karyavattom Campus, Un
Dr. Samuel J. Kuruvilla is Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. Previously he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the School of International Relations and Politics of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala. He received his Doctorate in Politics...
PhD Candidate, History
Angela Giordani is a third-year PhD student in the Columbia History Department and Institute for Comparative Literature & Society (ICLS) working in modern Middle Eastern history and Arabic intellectual history. Prior to Columbia, she majored in Arabic, English and Islamic Studies at the University of...