The Institute for Middle East Studies empowers journalists seeking to put local news in a global context. We support accurate and relevant reporting on the Middle East.
What We Offer
World Class Experts
IMES boasts some of the country's top experts on the Middle East. Our scholars are cited frequently in news articles and appear regularly on television and radio programs. We coordinate with the Public Affairs department of the Elliott School of International Affairs, connecting members of the media to these scholars for expert analysis.
MESA Local Journalists Workshop
IMES has brought local reporters and regional journalists from across the country for a three-day workshop at the annual Middle East Studies Association conference. Participants interacted with leading Middle East experts and gain a deeper knowledge of the region.