Jessie Abouarab, Assistant Professor, Center for Women and Gender Studies
Office: DM 216B
Areas of Specialization: Foreign policy and security studies in the Middle East, specializing in women’s and gender studies.
Iqbal Akhtar, Associate Professor
Office: DM 359B
Areas of Specialization: Advanced Interpretation of the Quran, Voice of the Prophet, Islamic Faith and Society, Women in Islam, and Islamic Mysticism (Sufism).
Akkaya Aslihan, Associate Teaching Professor, Dept of Global and Sociocultural Studies
Email: email@example.com Office: MMC, SIPA 315
Phone: (305) 348-7555
Areas of Specialization: Language and Media, Language and Piety, Turkish Diaspora, Social Movements
Daniel Alvarez, Associate Teaching Professor
Office: DM 304A
Areas of Specialization: Protestant Theology, Reformation, Evangelicalism, World Religions
Cyra Choudhury, Professor
Phone: (305) 348-1153
Areas of Specialization: Postcolonial Theory, Critical Theory, International Law, and Law in Islamic Societies
Shlomi Dinar, Associate Dean, Green School of Intl. and Public Affairs
Office: SIPA 526
Phone: (305) 348-6958
Areas of Specialization: International Environmental Politics, Non-traditional Security Studies, Conflict Resolution and International Negotiation.
Mohamed K. Ghumrawi, Adjunct Lecturer
Office: SIPA 528
Areas of Specialization: Middle East politics, Foreign Policy, Security Studies, State Formation and Development, Conflict Resolution, Palestinian-Israeli relations.
Erik Larson, Associate Professor
Areas of Specialization: New Testament, Christian Origins, Ancient Judaism, Dead Sea Scrolls, the Middle East, Interfaith Dialogue
Qing Lai, Associate Professor of Sociology
Office: SIPA 313
Areas of Specialization: Chinese Muslim society, social demography, social stratification, sociology of development
T.J. Liguori, Khalid & Diana Mirza Postdoctoral Fellow
Areas of Specialization: International political theory, international historical sociology, Kashmir, South Asia, and postcolonial and decolonial conceptions of the international.
Eric Lob, Associate Professor
Office: SIPA 401
Areas of Specialization: Comparative Politics, International Relations, Middle East and Development Studies with a focus on Iran, Lebanon, and Syria.
Mohiaddin Mesbahi, Founding Director & Associate Professor
Office: SIPA 435
Phone: (305) 348-1857
Areas of Specialization: Islam and Politics, National Security and Strategic Studies, Soviet/Russian Foreign Policy, International Relations of Central Asia.
Tudor Parfitt, Distinguished Professor
Office: DM 369
Areas of Specialization: The periphery of the Jewish world, Judaising movements, Muslim-Jewish Relations, the Jews of the Yemen, Jews of the Muslim world, the Sephardi World, Conversos, Jews in Africa and the Americas.
Terrence Peterson, Assistant Professor
Office: DM 390
Areas of Specialization: North Africa, Islam in Europe
Seema Pissaris, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship
Office: RB 310
Phone: (305) 348-2794
Areas of Specialization: Corporate Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Family Business, Executive Compensation, Leadership, Social Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management of Non-Profit Organizations.
Naisy Sarduy, Associate Teaching Professor
Office: MMC, SIPA 402
Areas of Specialization: Middle East Politics, International Relations of the Middle East, Contemporary Problems in International Relations
Benjamin Smith, Associate Professor
Office: SIPA 305
Phone: (305) 348-2074
Areas of Specialization: Landscape, Cultural Economy, Middle East, Urban Geography.