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Middle East Faculty at Columbia University

The following is a list of faculty at Columbia University, Barnard College and Teachers College teaching Middle East courses. The list includes both full-time as well as part-time instructors, adjuncts and visiting faculty. The list is organized by department, with connecting links to home pages of both departments and individual faculty members, where available.


Anthropology
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/anthropology/
http://anthropology.barnard.edu/

Brian Boyd
Lecturer in Anthropology, Program Director, Columbia Center for Archaeology Anthropology & Director of Museum
212.854.1390
bb2305@columbia.edu

Nadia Abu El-Haj
Professor, Barnard
212-854-7628
ne2008@columbia.edu

Lila Abu-Lughod
Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science
212-854-3693
la310@columbia.edu

M. Elaine Combs-Schilling
Associate Professor
212-854-4564
mec3@columbia.edu

Rhoda Kanaaneh
Adjunct Associate Professor
212-854-4552
rak12@columbia.edu

Brian Larkin
Associate Professor, Barnard
212-854-5402
blarkin@barnard.edu

Brinkley Messick
Professor of Anthropology/Middle East, South Asian, and African Studies
212-854-7459
bmm23@columbia.edu

Art History and Archaeology

Zainab Bahrani
Edith Porada Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology
212-854-5351
zb2101@columbia.edu

Avinoam Shalem
Riggio Professor of the History of the Arts of Islam
212.854.5681
as4501@columbia.edu


Arts, Writing Division

Orhan Pamuk
Robert Yik-Fong Tam Professor in the Humanities
op2114@columbia.edu

Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures, Barnard

Hossein Kamaly
Term Assistant Professor, Barnard
Persian Language & Culture
212-854-5481
hkamaly@barnard.edu

Rachel Fell McDermott
Professor
Department Chair
212-854-5416
rmcdermott@barnard.edu

French and Romance Philology

Souleymane Bachir Diagne
Professor
212-854-3907
sd2456@columbia.edu

Madeleine Dobie
Associate Professor
212-854-9874
mld2027@columbia.edu

History

Richard Bulliet
Professor
212-854-1741
rwb3@columbia.edu

Marwa Elshakry
Associate Professor
212.851.5914
me2335@columbia.edu

Rashid Khalidi
Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies
212-854-5291
rik2101@columbia.edu

Christine M Philliou
Assistant Professor
212-851-5911
cmp9@columbia.edu

Michael Stanislawski
Nathan J. Miller Professor of Jewish History
212-854-2482
mfs3@columbia.edu

Iranian Studies

Ahmad Ashraf
Associate Research Scholar
212-851-9151
aa398@columbia.edu

Mahnaz Moazami
Associate Research Scholar
212-851-9158
mm1754@columbia.edu

Ehsan Yarshater
Kevorkian Professor Emeritus of Iranian Studies
212-851-9161/9157
ey4@columbia.edu

Middle East, South Asian, and African Studies

Ouijdane Absi
Lecturer
Arabic Language
212-854-2057
oa2171@columbia.edu

May Ahmar
Lecturer
Arabic Language
212-854-9801
ma2550@columbia.edu

Muhsin Al-Musawi
Professor
Arabic Studies
212-854-4732
ma2188@columbia.edu

Edward Allworth
Professor Emeritus
pjc1@columbia.edu

Tarik Belhoussein
Lecturer
Arabic Language
212-851-9795
tb2315@columbia.edu

Taoufik Ben-Amor
Gordon Gray Jr. Senior Lecturer in Arabic Studies
Arabic Language Program Coordinator
Columbia Arabic Summer Program Director
212-854-2895
tb46@columbia.edu

Nehama R. Bersohn
Coordinator of the Hebrew Language Program
Hebrew Language
212-854-6668
nrb1@columbia.edu

Rym Bettaieb
Lecturer
Arabic Language
212-851-0487
rb2555@columbia.edu

Zuleyha Colak
Coordinator of Turkish Language Program
Turkish Language
212-854-0473
zc2208@columbia.edu

Hamid Dabashi
Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature
212-854-7524
hd14@columbia.edu

Ghazzal Dabiri
Lecturer
Persian Language
212-854-6664
gd2287@columbia.edu

Reem Faraj
Lecturer
Arabic Language
212-854-9917
rf2273@columbia.edu

Wael Hallaq
Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities
212-851-9729
Wh2223@columbia.edu

Charry Karamanoukian
Lecturer
Armenian Language
212-851-7083
ck2444@columbia.edu

Nanor Kebranian
Assistant Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
212-851-4002
nk2334@columbia.edu

Rina Kreitman
Hebrew Language Program Coordinator
Program Coordinator
Hebrew Language
212-854-6519
rk2617@columbia.edu

Mahmood Mamdani
Herbert Lehman Professor of Government
212-854-8777
mm1124@columbia.edu

Joseph Massad
Associate Professor
Modern Arab Politics and Intellectual History
212-854-4722
jam25@columbia.edu
Timothy Mitchell
Professor, Arab Studies
Director of Graduate Studies
212-854-5252
tm2421@columbia.edu

Youssef Nouhi
Lecturer
Arabic Language
212-854-1184
yn2162@columbia.edu

George Saliba
Professor
History of Islamic Science
212-854-4166
gas1@columbia.edu

Middle East Institute

Hossein Modarressi
Senior Research Scholar
hm29@columbia.edu

Lawrence Potter
Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs
212-854-2584
lgp5@columbia.edu

Gary Sick
Senior Research Scholar
212-222-9614
ggs2@columbia.edu

Nader Sohrabi
Associate Research Scholar
Ottoman History
ns605@columbia.edu

Political Science
http://www.barnard.edu/polisci/index.html
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/polisci/

Mona El-Ghobashy
Assistant Professor, Barnard
212-854-3779
melghobashy@barnard.edu

Naomi Weinberger
Adjunct Professor
914-329-0856
njw9@columbia.edu

Religion
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/religion/
http://religion.barnard.edu/department-religion

Peter Awn
Professor
Dean of General Studies
212-854-1932
pja3@columbia.edu

Elizabeth Castelli
Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Religion, Barnard
212-854-8291
ecastell@barnard.edu

Katherine Ewing
Department: Department of Religion
Professor
212.851.9280
ke2131@columbia.edu

Najam Haider
Assistant Professor of Religion, Barnard
nhaider@gmail.com
212-854-4483

Katharina Ivanyi
Assistant Professor
212.851.4128
ki2198@columbia.edu

Sociology

Karen Barkey
Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies; Director, IRCPL
212-854-3692
kb7@columbia.edu

Yinon Cohen
Yosef H. Yerushalmi Professor of Israel and Jewish Studies
212-854-5361
yc2444@columbia.edu

Gil Eyal
Director, Graduate Studies
212-854-4272
ge2027@columbia.edu

School of International and Public Affairs


International & Transcultural Studies, Teacher's College

Jean-Marc R. Oppenheim
Adjunct Associate Professor of Social Studies
Phone: 212-678-4083
Email: jro8@columbia.edu

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