Iqbal Akhtar, Assistant 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).
Aslihan Akkaya, Assistant Professor
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, Senior Instructor & Associate Director
Office: DM 304A
Areas of Specialization: Protestant Theology, Reformation, Evangelicalism, World Religions
Ferial Maya Boutaghou, Assistant Professor
Office: DM 210
Phone: (305) 348-1201
Areas of Specialization: Arabic Literature, Women and Islam, Muslim Diaspora
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, Instructor
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, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Office: SIPA 313
Areas of Specialization: Chinese Muslim society, social demography, social stratification, sociology of development
Eric Lob, Assistant 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, Instructor
Office: MMC, SIPA 402
Areas of Specialization: Middle East Politics, International Relations of the Middle East, Contemporary Problems in International Relations
Benjamin Smith, Assistant Professor
Office: SIPA 305
Phone: (305) 348-2074
Areas of Specialization: Landscape, Cultural Economy, Middle East, Urban Geography.
Oren Stier, Professor
Areas of Specialization: Judaic Studies, Religion and Culture