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2019 Symposium Participants

Keynote Speaker

Sara Pursley

New York University: Assistant Professor of Middle East and Islamic Studies


Robert Bell

New York University: Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, and History

Alyssa Bivins

George Washington University: Department of History

Sarah Clowry

Durham University: School of Government and International Affairs

Robert Hildebrandt

George Washington University: Department of Anthropology

Jonathan Hoffman

George Mason University: SCHAR School of Policy and Government

Michael Kaplan

George Washington University: Department of Anthropology

Nada El-Kouny

Rutgers University: Department of Anthropology

Timothy Y. Loh

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: History, Anthropology, Science, Technology, and Society 

Tyler Parker

Boston College: Department of Political Science

Timur Saitov

Binghamton University: Department of History 

Mija Sanders

University of Arizona: School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Haotan Wu

Harvard University: Harvard Humanitarian Initiative 


Michael Barnett

George Washington University: University Professor of International Affairs and Political Science

Shira Robinson

George Washington University: Associate Professor of History and International Affairs

Ali Nehme Hamdan

University of California, Los Angeles: PhD Candidate, Department of Geography

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