Palestinian American Research Center (PARC)
Founded in 1998. Membership: 20 institutional, 225 individual. Annual dues minimums: $35 individual; $20 student; $100 institutional; minority serving institutions $50; $10 Palestine individual; $50 Palestine institutional. Purpose: PARC is a nonprofit, nonpolitical organization of scholars interested in scholarship about Palestinian affairs. PARC seeks to improve the range, quantity, and quality of scholarship on Palestine by providing research fellowships and a field research base for advanced graduate students and established scholars; to strengthen linkages among Palestinian and American educational, cultural, and research institutions; and to improve cross-cultural understanding. Publishes a twice-yearly newsletter and maintains a website. Executive Director: Penelope Mitchell, P.O. Box 19616, Washington, D.C. 20036. Palestine Director: Ghada alMadbouh, Emil Habibi St., 4th Floor Al Nahdah Building, al Masyoun, Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine. Direct membership inquiries to the US address above.