• Lev Weitz
    Lev Weitz Assistant Professor of History; Director and Advisor of Islamic World Studies

    Medieval Middle East; law and society; non-Muslims in Islamic societies
    weitz@cua.edu 

  • Niki Akhavan
    Niki Akhavan Assistant Professor and Chair of Media Studies

    New media and transnational political and cultural production; state sponsored and oppositional propaganda; documentary and social change; post-colonial and critical theory; Iranian cultural studies.

  • Jon Anderson
    Jon W. Anderson Emeritus Professor of Anthropology

    Social Anthropology; politics and religion in the Middle East; Islam in the Modern World; new media and information technology in the Muslim world

  • Aaron Butts
    Aaron M. Butts Assistant Professor of Semitics

    Quran; Christian-Muslim interactions; Greco-Arabic translation movement; Arabic language and literature.

  • Therese-Anne Druart
    Therese-Anne Druart Ordinary Professor of Philosophy

    Medieval Arabic philosophy, metaphysics, and theology; Ibn Sina (Avicenna).

  • Elizabeth Guthrie
    Elizabeth Guthrie Instructor in Modern Languages & Literatures

    Modern Standard Arabic.

  • Marilyn Matar
    Marilyn Matar Clinical Assistant Professor of Modern Languages & Literatures

    Francophone literature of the Middle East (topics: exile and migration, history and memory, identities in conflict/dialogue); Lebanese Civil War in literature, film, and other media.

  • Stephen Ogden
    Stephen Ogden Assistant Professor of Philosophy

    Medieval philosophy; Arabic-Islamic philosophy.

  • Shawqi Talia
    Shawqi Talia Lecturer in Semitics

    Classical Arabic; translation; Arabic literature.

  • Wilhelmus Valkenberg
    Wilhelmus Valkenberg Ordinary Professor of Theology and Religious Studies

    Christian-Muslim Dialogue; "People of the Book;" tafsir, kalam, tasawwuf.

  • Julia Lau Bertrand Lecturer in Politics

    POLI 327 - Nationalism & Islam: Post-Colonial Movements.

  • Feriha Perekli Lecturer in Politics

    POLI 326 - Modern Politics of the Middle East.