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Khadidja Arfi

Department of Anthropology

Islam in the Greater Middle East, Anthropology of Arab Culture and Society, Anthropology of Islam

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Youssef Haddad

Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Arabic Language and Linguistics

Matthew Jacobs

Department of History, International Studies

U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East

Fiona McLaughlin

Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Islam and Popular Culture

Vasudha Narayanan

Department of Religion

Islam in Tamilnandu

Katalin Rac

Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica

History of Oriental scholarship in Europe, Jewish studies, history of travel to the Middle East, nationalism and empires

Hania Shamat

Center for African Studies

Islamic Economics, Law, and Education

Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons

Department of Religion, African-American Studies

Shari’ah and Women

Ben Smith

Department of Political Science

Middle East, Regime Change, Political Economies

Maria Stoilkova

Center for European Studies

Islam in Eastern Europe

Leonardo A. Villalón

Dean, International Center

Islam and Politics, Contemporary African Politics

Patricia J. Sohn

Department of Political Science

Middle East Politics


Esameddin Alhadi

Department of Languages

Cultural history, Islamic art and archaeology, oral history and cultural heritage management

Iman Zawahry

Department of Journalism

Film, Film Production, Islam and Media, Muslims in Film


Sebastian Elischer

Department of Political Science

Democratization, institutional reform, political Islam, ethnicity, sub-Saharan Africa