People
  • Nadia Abu El-Haj (Co-Director), Department of Anthropology, Barnard College
  • Brinkley Messick (Co-Director), Department of Anthropology
  • Lila Abu-Lughod, Department of Anthropology
  • Bashir Abu-Manneh, Department of English, Barnard College
  • Gil Anidjar, Department of Religion
  • Peter Awn, Department of Religion
  • Taoufik Ben-Amor, Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
  • Akeel Bilgrami, Department of Philosophy
  • Brian Boyd, Columbia Center for Archaeology
  • Hamid Dabashi, Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
  • Marwa Elshakry, Department of History
  • Katherine Franke, Law School
  • Mona El-Ghobashy, Department of Political Science, Barnard College
  • Najam Haidar, Assistant Professor of Religion, Barnard College
  • Thomas JW Hill, Committee on Global Thought, 2010-2012
  • Jean E. Howard, Department of English and Comparative Literature
  • Rhoda Kanaaneh, Department of Anthropology
  • Ousmane Kane, School of International and Public Affairs, 2010-2012
  • Mona Khalidi, Assistant Dean, School of International and Public Affairs
  • Rashid Khalidi, Department of History
  • Darryl Li, Committee on Global Thought, 2012-2014
  • Mahmood Mamdani, Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
  • Timothy Mitchell, Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
  • Bruce Robbins, Department of English and Comparative Literature
  • George Saliba, Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
  • James Schamus, School of the Arts
  • Joseph Slaughter, Department of English & Comparative Literature
  • Neferti X. M. Tadiar, Department of Women's Studies
  • Dahlia El Zein, Program Director
  • Maryam Zohny, Program Director, Fall 2010-Fall 2013
  • Visiting Professors & Scholars

  • Salim Tamari, Arcapita Visiting Professor, Fall 2011
  • Lena Meari, Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Post-Doc Fellow, Spring 2012
  • Oscar Monterde, CPS Visiting Scholar, Spring 2012
  • Leena Dallasheh, Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Post-Doc Fellow, Fall 2012
  • Mayssoun Sukarieh, Arcapita Visiting Professor, Spring 2013
  • Noemi Artal, CPS Visiting Scholar, Spring & Summer 2013
  • Ahmad Sa'di, Arcapita Visiting Professor, Fall 2013
  • Mezna Qato, Ibrahim Abu Lughod Post-Doc Fellow, Spring 2014