Consultant, Menas Associates
PhD on Libya and post-doctoral research on West Bank (Jordan). Diplomat 1966-1992 with postings in Kuwait, Yemen, Jordan and Egypt. Director of Middle East Affairs Rolls-Royce 1992-99. Chairman Menas Associates 2000-present. Former President of British Society for Middle East Studies,former chairman...
Frishkopf, Michael A.
University of Alberta
Michael Frishkopf, Professor of Music at the University of Alberta, is an ethnomusicologist and composer. A graduate of Yale College (BS Mathematics, 1984), Tufts University (MA Ethnomusicology, 1989), and the University of California, Los Angeles (Ph.D. Music, 1999), Dr. Frishkopf’s ethnomusicological...
Baroudi, Sami Emile
Professor, Political Science
Lebanese American University
I joined LAU in October 1992 and was appointed Full Professor in October 2009.I hold a Ph.D. in Political Science from Indiana University in Bloomington and an M.A. in Political Studies from the American University of Beirut. My current research interests encompass the political economy of post-war Lebanon,...
PhD Candidate, Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Asya Darbinyan is a PhD Candidate at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University (Worcester, MA). Her dissertation explores the Russian Empire’s response to the Armenian Genocide and to the refugee crisis at the Caucasus front of the Great War (Advisor: Dr. Taner Akçam)....
Meyer, James Howard
Montana State University
I am an historian of Russia and the Middle East, focusing especially upon incidences of Turkic-Russian contact. My work draws upon sources written in Russian, Ottoman Turkish, and various Turkic languages from the lands of the former USSR to look at issues like human mobility, communication, politics,...
Takriti, Abdel Razzaq
Arab-American Educational Foundation Chair in Modern Arab History, History
University of Houston
Abdel Razzaq Takriti is Associate Professor and Arab-American Educational Foundation Chair in Modern Arab History at the University of Houston. His research focuses on revolutions, transnational movements, imperialism, and intellectual history in the Arab world.