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Countries & Regions

Arabian Peninsula

Attiya Ahmad
Amb. Edward W. Gnehm, Jr.


Mona Atia
Nathan Brown
Amr Hamzawy
Yasser El-Shimy


Nathan Brown
Irene Calis
Arie Dubnov
Ilana Feldman
Shira Robinson
Yasser El-Shimy


Dina Khoury
Marc Lynch
Judith Yaphe


Marc Lynch

North Africa

Nejm Benessaiah
Fatima Hadji
Ahmed Ben Hriz

Syria and the Levant

Firas Maksad
Kevin Martin


Dina Khoury
Omer Taspinar
Gonul Tol




Thematic Areas

Business and Development

Hossein Askari
Mona Atia
Jennifer Brinkerhoff
Donald Losman
Joseph Pelzman
Scheherazade S. Rehman
Liesl Riddle

Colonialism/Colonial History

Dina Khoury


Nathan Brown
Amr Hamzawy

Environmental Issues

Nejm Benessaiah


Attiya Ahmed

Kelly Pemberton

Islam, Islamism, and Religious Studies

Geneive Abdo
Muriel A. Atkin
Joel Blecher
Robert Eisen
Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Jacob Olidort

Media and the Public Sphere

Sean Aday
Marc Lynch
Steven Livingston

Migration and Refugee Issues

Attiya Ahmad
Liesl Riddle

Oil politics

Shana Marshall
Robert Weiner

US Relations with the Middle East

Amb. James Jeffrey
Charles Kiamie III
William Lawrence
Melani McAlister
Judith Yaphe

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