Center Co-Directors

 

Prof. Denis J. Sullivan, Political Science and International Affairs

 

Prof. Dov Waxman, Political Science and Israel Studies

 

Faculty

 

Prof. Valentine Moghadam, Director, International Affairs; Professor of Sociology

 

Prof. Ilham Khuri-Makdisi, Associate Professor, History

 

Dr. Shakir Mustafa, Languages, Literatures & Cultures

 

Prof. Berna Turam, International Affairs & Sociology

 

Dr. Kimberly Jones, Associate Director, International Affairs & Head Advisor, Middle East Studies, Northeastern

 

Prof. Elizabeth Bucar, Philosophy & Religion

 

Center Fellows and Visiting Scholars

 

● Rami Khouri, Journalist and Director, Issam Fares Institute of Public Policy & International Affairs, American University of Beirut (2005-present)

 

● Yoram Meital, Professor, Ben-Gurion University, Israel (2003-present)

 

Past Fellows

 

● Ali Mohammad Pedram, PhD Researcher in Middle East Studies, Durham University, United Kingdom (2006-2007)

 

● Tom Segev, Journalist and Author, Israel (2003)

 

Research Affiliates

 

● Dr. Sheila Kohanteb, Northeastern University, Research Assistant, Middle East Center

 

● Dr. Paul Beran, II, Harvard University, Radcliffe College

 

● Dr. Marlyn Tadros, Executive Director, Virtual Activism

 

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Fellows Highlights

 

Rami Khouri, Editor at Large of Lebanon’s Daily Star and Director of American University in Beirut’s Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy is a Senior Fellow with our Center. While in residence at NU, Mr. Khouri was named a Laureate of the Pax Christi International Peace Prize.

 

Yoram Meital, Director of the Chaim Herzog Center at Ben Gurion University of the Negev recently  hosted Prof. Amilcar Barreto (Political Science) & Prof. Denis Sullivan at an international conference on Reform, Resistance, and Conflict in the Middle East.