Chair, Department of Middle Eastern Studies. Associate Professor
Education: Ph.D., 1999, University of California at Los Angeles
Interests: Islamic studies, Shi'ism, modern Iranian and Middle Eastern history; secondary areas of interest: world history, historiography, religious studies, nationalism, gender studies and economic history
Education: Ph.D., 2005, Psychology, Southern Illinois University - Carbindale
Interests: Attitude development expression: prejudice and discrimination, ethnic and racial identity, acculturation, immigration, and attitudes toward affirmative action beneficiaries.
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Education: Ph.D.- 2007, Duke University
Interests: Islamic jurisprudence, theology, exegesis, hadith studies; Women/sexuality and Islam; Sexual Violence in Islamic Law
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Education: Ph.D., 1991, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard
Interests: My research interests include, but are not limited to: Arabic dialects, syntax, language ideology and Arabic literary and linguistic history.
Education: Ph.D., Harvard University
Interests: Gender & Women's Rights; Political Sociology; Social Theory; Colonialism; Comparative-Historical Sociology; Globalization; Middle East and North Africa.Gender and women's rights, political sociology, development, comparative historical methodology, and the Middle East and North Africa.
Education: Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Interests: evaluation of energy and water conservation programs, joint management by Palestinians and Israelis of shared groundwater,new methods for evaluating and preventing air pollution emissions
Associate Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature
Education: Ph.D - 2004, Cornell
Interests: Contemporary Arabic Literature, Film, and Media; Arabic popular culture and new literary genres; 18th- and 19th-century travel writing; Post-structuralism and Affect Theory
Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago
Interests: Southern Iraq, Egyptian Nubia, urban Morocco, Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries. Ethnographic film and masculinity. He is actively retired from teaching.
Education: Ph.D., 1963, Geography, Michigan State University
Education: Ph.D. 1979, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (Semitic Philology), Harvard University
Interests: Semitic languages and linguistics, historical linguistics, writing systems, and ancient Near Eastern history.
Education: Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Interests: Archaeology & art history of Israel in the Biblical & Greco-Roman periods; art & archaeology of the Ancient Near East, daily life in Ancient Israel; material culture & literature (Mishnah & Talmud)
Education: MA '14, University of Texas at Austin
Interests: 20th & 21st cent. Arab literature, Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language, teaching dialects, Arab popular media, Arab news media, Arab societies and civilizations, dialect lexicography, Arabic/French/English translation and interpretation
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Anthropology Undergraduate Honors Advisor
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Education: Ph.D., Columbia University
Interests: Socio-Cultural Theory/Psychoanalysis/Urban Studies/Gender Studies/Queer Theory/Muslim World, Europe, and South America
Education: Ph.D., University of Arizona
Interests: Prehistoric & early historic cultural development & culture change; processes of plant & animal domestication; development of urban life; ancient technology, Mexico, Iran.
Lecturer, Turkish Program Coordinator
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Education: Ph.D., Ankara University, 2007
Interests: Modern Turkish/Turkic literature, film and cultural studies, teaching culture and literature in the foreign language classroom, comparative literature, translation studies
Professor: Robert M. Armstrong Centennial Professor and Director, Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory (PASP)
Education: Ph.D. 1980, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Interests: Aegean scripts & prehistory, Greek language, war & violence studies, public intellectual writing, music as social criticism, Dylanology
Education: Ph.D., Princeton University
Interests: Early Greek Visual Culture, Interconnections between Greece & Near East, Art & Archaeology of Cyprus, Greek Sanctuaries. Art as a Means ofCommunication in Preliterate Societies
Education: Ph.D., 2008, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (Semitic Philology), Harvard University
Interests: Comparative Semitic Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax, Languages in Contact, Linguistic Methodology
Associate Professor; Associate Dean for Research
Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Interests: Modern & classical Hebrew language, linguistics & literature; Hebrew as a foreign language; Jewish history & culture; Computer-assisted instruction & computational linguistics
Professor of History and Middle Eastern Studies
Education: Ph.D., 1989, Columbia University
Interests: intellectual history of the medieval Islamic world, from Spain to Iran; Islam in American and European history; gender and religion in history
Professor; Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs
GAR 2.122/ SRH 3.378
Education: Ph.D. in History, 2001, Yale University
Interests: The formation and spread of nation-states; the emergence of modern international relations; the connections between foreign policy and domestic politics; the rise of knowledge institutions as global actors.