The Capstone Research Projects of our 2015 MA graduates are now available online. Congratulations to this year's excellent cohort of MA students, whose original research took them to Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia, Turkey, and the West Bank.
A very special congratulations to Ryan Greenwood and Alex Randall, whose capstone Treading Softly: Responding to LGBTI Syrian Refugees in Jordan, was chosen by the institute's faculty directors as this year's most outstanding project.
Congratulations to the 2015-2016 recipients of the prestigious Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Academic Year fellowships:
Nicole Bailey: Global Communication (Arabic)
Mischa Benoit-Lavelle: Middle East Studies (Arabic)
Kelsey Fish: Global Communication (Arabic)
Alissa Fromkin: Middle East Studies (Arabic)
Liliana Martinez: International Affairs (Arabic)
Marintha Miles: Anthropology (Persian)
Amanda Sass: Middle East Studies (Hebrew)
Carter Starling: Middle East Studies (Arabic)
The FLAS fellowship awards cover full tuition and a living stipend for one academic year. For more information visit the website of the Office of Graduate Student Assistantships and Fellowships.
Introduction to Islamic Economics
The Arab Uprisings Explained
Citizen Strangers: Palestinians and the Birth of Israel's Liberal Settler State
By Hossein Askari, Iran Professor of International Business and International Affairs
Edited by Marc Lynch, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
By Shira Robinson, Associate Professor of History and International Affairs