Center Co-Directors


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


Prof. Dov Waxman, Political Science, International Affairs, and Israel Studies




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, Faculty and Head Advisor, Middle East Studies and International Affairs, Northeastern


Prof. Elizabeth Bucar, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion


Visiting Scholars


● Rami Khouri, Journalist and Director, Issam Fares Institute of Public Policy & International Affairs, American University of Beirut


● Emily Cury, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, Visiting Scholar


Research Affiliates


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


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.