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Mohamed Ansary
Instructor, Arabic
Email: mansary@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-5745
FAX: 520-621-2333
Office: Marshall 441

Mohamed Ansary is currently a lecturer of Arabic at the University of Arizona and an ACTFL-Certified OPI tester. He has been participating in programs for teaching Arabic in Egypt and abroad since 2007. In 2009 and 2010, Ansary worked at the Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS), a program...
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Kaitlyn Armendariz
MA Student

Kaitlyn Armendariz Shergill is the Development and Alumni Relations Coordinator at the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture (CAPLA). She holds both a  Master of Arts from the University of...
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Atacan Atakan
PhD Student
Email: atacanatakan@emaail.arizona.edu
TEL: 520- 626 8907
Office: 456D
   - Social History of the Ottoman Empire
   - Everyday Lives of Children in the Late Ottoman Period
             - Children's Literature
             - Children's Education
             - Children's Sexuality
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Susan Atchison-Day
Email: sla2@email.arizona.edu
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Mahmoud Azaz
Assistant Professor of Arabic Language, Linguistics, & Pedagogy; Second Language Acquisition & Teaching; and University of Arizona Distinguished Fellow
Email: mazaz@email.arizona.edu
Office: Marshall 448

Mahmoud is a Tenure-Track Advanced Assistant Professor of Arabic Language, Linguistics, and Pedagogy in the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies. Also, he is the University of Arizona Distinguished Fellow (Center for University Education Scholarship) and an affiliate at the...
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Nayel Badareen
Adjunct Lecturer
Email: badareen@email.arizona.edu
Office: Marshall 450
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Omar Basendwah
Email: obasendwah@email.arizona.edu
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Anne Betteridge
Professor, Iranian Women and Culture, Director of CMES
Email: anneb@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-5456
Office: Marshall 470

An anthropologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, Anne H. Betteridge is Director of the University of Arizona (UA) Center for Middle Eastern Studies and a faculty member in the UA School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies.  She served as Executive Director of the Middle...
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Olga Bever
Associate Research Professor, School Of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Email: oab@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-4740
Office: Douglass Room 200W

My research touches on both kinds of topics: it includes language policy, language use, and linguistic and semiotic landscapes. It crosses sociolinguistic and sociocultural boundaries of societal and individual multilingualism, and addresses local, national and transnational discourses and...
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Ryan Blair
PhD Student
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Carine Bourget
Associate Professor of French
Email: bourgetc@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0792
Office: Modern Languages Room 559

Please follow this link to the Department of French and Italian: http://french.arizona.edu/people/dr-carine-bourget

 

 


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Robin Brackett
MA Student
Email: robinbrackett@email.arizona.edu
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Sergio Cañez
Program Coordinator
Email: canez@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-8731
Office: 459
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Lucia Carminati
PhD student

Currently, I am a PhD student at the History department of the University of Arizona, with an affiliation to the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies. In 2011-2012 I was a Fulbright grantee, while in 2012-2013 I worked as a Teaching Assistant. In 2013, I was awarded a Bucerius Ph.D...
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Megan Carney
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Email: mcarney@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-2585

I am a sociocultural and critical medical anthropologist with specializations in transnational and gendered migration, migrant health, food and food systems, and biopolitics. My research...
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Noam Chomsky
Professor of Linguistics
Email: noamchomsky@email.arizona.edu

Considered the founder of modern linguistics, Noam Chomsky is one of the most cited scholars in modern history. Among his groundbreaking books are “Syntactic Structures”, “Language and Mind,” “Aspects...
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Julia Clancy-Smith
Regent's Professor
Email: juliac@email.arizona.edu

Julia Clancy-Smith [PhD History, UCLA, 1988] is a Tenure-Track Regent's Professor at the University of Arizona, Tucson. She is...
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Knox Corbett
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Linda Darling
Professor of History
Email: ldarling@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 621-9754
Office: Social Sciences Room 219

Please follow this link to the History department: http://history.arizona.edu/ldarling


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Gabe Delgado
PhD Candidate
Email: jibreeld@email.arizona.edu
  • 2018-2019 Russell J. and Dorothy S. Bilinski Fellow – Bilinski Educational Foundation
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Shyla Dogan

Shyla Doğan received her B.A. in International Relations with a focus on the Middle East from Birmingham-Southern College in 2006. She did a portion of her undergraduate work at Middle East Technical University, where she focused on sociology and Turkish. After graduation, she joined Teach for...
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Richard Eaton
Professor of History
Email: reaton@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 621-8120
Office: Social Sciences Room 111b

Please follow this link to the History department: http://history.arizona.edu/reaton


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Mojtaba Ebrahimian
PhD Candidate
Email: ebrahimian@email.arizona.edu

Mojtaba Ebrahimian is an Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Fellow and a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Arizona. His dissertation explores nineteenth-century Persian travelogues of Europe and their reflection of a new historical...
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Yahya Elsayed
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Kacey Evilsizor
Email: kjevilsizor@email.arizona.edu
Kacey Evilsizor is a doctoral student in the Roshan GIDP in Persian and Iranian Studies, specializing in Chinese and Persian literature during the Mongol Empire. She holds a master’s degree in Central Eurasian Studies from Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature...
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Shahira Fahmy
Professor of Journalism
Email: sfahmy@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-6217
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 328

Dr. Shahira S. Fahmy (Ph.D., Missouri School of Jorunalism) is an internationally renowned scholar in the fields of peace journalism and visual communication, editor of one book and author and co-author of three books, and about 200 refereed articles, book chapters, monographs and conference...
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Samira Farwaneh
Associate Professor, Arabic Language & Linguistics
Email: farwaneh@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-8629
Office: Marshall 450
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Niomi Fimbres
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Benjamin Fortna
Director & Professor, History of Modern Middle East and Ottoman Empire
Email: bcfortna@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1732
Office: Marshall 444

Benjamin C. Fortna is a historian of the Modern Middle East with a particular research focus on the late Ottoman Empire and the early Turkish Republic.  His publications include Imperial Classroom: Islam, Education and the State in the Late Ottoman Empire (Oxford University Press, 2002...
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Adel Gamal
Emeritus Faculty
Email: gamal@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-5465
Office: Marshall 448

Before joining the University of Arizona in 1975 Gamal taught at the American University in Cairo and at UC, Berkeley. He served as the Acting Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 1981-82. He served as the Graduate Adviser of the Middle East section under the Department of Oriental...
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