At the panel discussion, experts agreed that the type of solution that ends the conflict in Syria will play a major role in determining the Middle East’s future.
Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was named the winner of Egypt’s first free presidential election last week and was sworn into office on Saturday. We asked political science professor … read more »
Since the Arab Spring began in late 2010, rulers in Libya, Egypt and Tunisia have been ousted while other uprisings have spread throughout the Arab world — captivating the globe’s … read more »
Professor Denis Sullivan, director of Northeastern’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, examines the challenges facing Egypt as it begins holding parliamentary elections.
Northeastern hosted a recent conference for health-care professionals to discuss the importance of monitoring the growth and development of military-connected children.
On Friday, President Obama announced the United States would withdraw all of its troops from Iraq by the end of the year, ending the war in Iraq that lasted nearly nine years. We asked political science professor Denis Sullivan, director of Northeastern’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, to offer insight on what factors may have influenced this turn of events and the potential global impact of this final withdrawal.
Six months after a revolution broke out in Libya, rebels have pushed into the capital city of Tripoli and appear to have Moammar Gadhafi — the country’s leader for the last 42 years — on the run. We asked Denis Sullivan — professor of political science and director of Northeastern’s international affairs program and the Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development — to explain how the ongoing conflict will affect the future stability of the region.
In Turkey and Jordan, journalism and photography students document life in the Middle East through bold reporting and vibrant images
New Middle East-focused study-abroad and graduate seminar programs are under development, thanks to a recent grant from a nonprofit devoted to the social sciences.
Northeastern political science professor in Cairo describes the mood of the city nearly two weeks after the toppling of Hosni Mubarak
After 18 days of protests, Egypt President Hosni Mubarak resigned last week and turned over all power to the military, ending his 30-year reign. Two scholars of Middle East history and politics — Ilham Khuri-Makdisi, a history professor, and Denis Sullivan, political science professor and director of the Middle East Center for Peace, Culture, and Development — collaborated on this assessment of the Egyptian revolution and the future for democracy in Egypt and the Arab world.
Northeastern community explores revolution in Egypt at dynamic lecture, while students offer personal reflections in video.
Professor Denis Sullivan, director of Northeastern University’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, has worked, studied and lived in Egypt over many decades, regularly leading student trips to … read more »