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Middle East Studies: People

Program Director

Michael Provence
Professor of History
Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Room 4086B 
For office hours, consult the history department website.

Program Coordinator and Student Advisor 

Jennifer Dieli
Current undergraduate students, please use the Virtual Advising Center (VAC) for advising questions.
Arts and Humanities Building, 6th Floor, Room 655

Walk-in Advising has been suspended due to campus closure. Please use the Virtual Advising Center (VAC) for advising questions. 


Guillermo Algaze
Professor of Anthropology

Eli Berman
Professor of Economics

Suzanne Brenner
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Gary Fields
Professor of Communication

Thomas Gallant
Professor of History

Hasan Kayali
Associate Professor of History

Thomas Levy
Professor of Anthropology

Babak Rahimi
Associate Professor of Literature

James Rauch
Professor of Economics

Gershon Shafir
Professor of Sociology

Nir Shafir
Assistant Professor of History

Oumelbanine Zhiri
Professor of Literature


Faculty Emerita

Sanford E. Lakoff

Professor Emeritus of Political Science

William H. Propp
Professor Emeritus of History


Faculty in Memoriam 

Melford E. Spiro
Professor Emeritus in Anthropology

David Goodblatt
Professor Emeritus of History