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    Core Faculty
  • helgatawilsouri
    Helga Tawil-Souri

    Associate Professor of Media, Culture and Communications, Steinhardt

    Director, Hagop Kevorkian Center

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    Research Interests: 

    Israel/Palestine; Media and Cultural Politics; Geography, Borders, Infrastructure; Globalization

  • JoanneNucho
    Joanne Nucho

    Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies;

    Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies

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    Research Interests: 

    Urban Anthropology, Infrastructure and Political Sectarianism, Lebanon, Violence and Conflict, Visual Anthropology and Ethnographic Film, Migration and Displacement.

  • Begum Adalet

    Faculty Fellow ;

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    Research Interests: 

    Intellectual History, Cold War, US in the Middle East, Turkey, International Development, Infrastructure, Transnational History

  • Staff
  • GretaScharnweber
    Greta Scharnweber

    Associate Director

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  • ArthurStarr
    Arthur B. Starr

    Program Coordinator

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  • DianaShin
    Diana Shin

    Outreach Administrator

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  • Sallie Wade

    Administrative Aide

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  • Visiting Scholars
  • NancyKricorian
    Nancy Kricorian

    Fall 2015 Writer-in-Residence

  • JackShaheen
    Jack Shaheen

    Distinguished Visiting Scholar

  • Adam Shatz

    Visting Scholar

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    Research Interests: 

    US policy in the Middle East; political Islam; Israel/Palestine, Algeria, Egypt; the art and politics of Middle East reporting

  • Nahid Siamdoust

    Research Scholar;

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    Research Interests: 

    Political implications of cultural production in Iran and the Middle East, The impact of new media on culture and society in Iran and the Middle East, Media and popular culture in Iran and the Middle East, The public sphere in the Middle East, Subcultures in Iran and the Middle East