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Zvi Schuldiner

Zvi Schuldiner teaches political science at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Zuzanna Olszewska

Zuzanna Olszewska is associate professor of anthropology at the University of Oxford.

Zjaleh Hajibashi

Zjaleh Hajibashi is a professor of Middle East and Southeast Asian culture and language at...

Ziba Mir-Hosseini

Ziba Mir-Hosseini is a fellow at Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (2004-2005) and research...

Ziad Abu-Rish

Ziad Abu-Rish is assistant professor of Middle East history at Ohio University and co-editor of...

Ziad Abu 'Amr

Ziad Abu ‘Amr teaches at Birzeit University in the West Bank.

Zia Mian

Zia Mian is a physicist with the Program on Global Peace and Security at Princeton University...

Zeina Azzam Seikaly

Zeina Azzam Seikaly is director of Educational Outreach at the Center for Contemporary Arab...

Zeina al-Hajj

Zeina al-Hajj works as Lebanon campaigner for Greenpeace-Mediterranean.

Zein El-Amine

Zein El-Amine’s poems have been published in Wild River Review, Folio,...

Zarir Merat

Zarir Merat is a sociologist working on human rights issues.

Zama Coursen-Neff

Zama Coursen-Neff is a researcher for Human Rights Watch.

Zaid Al-Ali

Zaid Al-Ali is a lawyer at the New York Bar, specializing in comparative constitutional law and...

Zachary Lockman

Zachary Lockman is professor of modern Middle East history at New York University and a...

Zachary Davis Cuyler

Zachary Davis Cuyler is a Ph.D. student at New York University. He holds an M.A. in Arab studies...

Yunas Samad

Yunas Samad is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Bradford, UK.

Yuksel Taskin

Yuksel Taskin is associate professor of politics at Marmara University in Istanbul.

Youssef Courbage

Youssef Courbage is a senior researcher at the Institut National d’etudes Demographiques (...

Youcef Bouandel

Youcef Bouandel is a senior lecturer in political science at the University of Lincoln in...

Yoav Peled

Yoav Peled is professor of political science at Tel Aviv University.

Yoav Di-Capua

Yoav Di-Capua is Assistant Professor of Middle East History at the University of Texas-Austin....

Yifat Susskind

Yifat Susskind is the former director of the April 17 Project for Palestinian Political...

Yezid Sayigh

Yezid Sayigh is a professor of Middle East Studies in the Department of War Studies at King...

Yesim Arat

Yesim Arat is an associate professor of Politics at Bagozici University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Yavuz Yaşar

Yavuz Yaşar is associate professor of economics at the University of Denver.

Yassmine Saleh

Yassmine Saleh lives in al-Bira in the West Bank. She was a youth activist in the campaign to...

Yasmin Moll

Yasmin Moll is assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan and...

Yasemin Arbak

Yasemin Arbak is a professor at September Nine University.

Yahya Sadowski

Yahya Sadowski is an Arizona-based consultant for PFC Energy.

Yahia Zoubir

Yahia H. Zoubir teaches international studies at Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of...

Yael Ben-zvi

Yael Ben-zvi is in the modern thought and literature program at Stanford University.

William M. Arkin

William M. Arkin is a columnist for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and author of...

William Lafi Youmans

William Lafi Youmans is assistant professor of media and public affairs at George Washington...

William D. Hartung

William D. Hartung is a Senior Research Fellow at the World Policy Institute at the New School...

William Harris

William Harris is professor of politics at the University of Otago in New Zealand.

Will Todman

Will Todman graduated from Georgetown University with an M.A. in Arab studies and is now...

Will Swearingen

Will Swearingen is assistant professor of geography at Colgate University and author of Moroccan...

Will Day

Will Day is a doctoral candidate in Middle Eastern studies and social anthropology at Harvard...

Ward Sayre

Ward Sayre is assistant professor of political science at the University of...

Walter Armbrust

Walter Armbrust is a visiting professor at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown...

Waleed Hazbun

Waleed Hazbun teaches international relations at Johns Hopkins University and is the author of...

Wael Eskandar

Wael Eskandar is an independent journalist and blogger based in Cairo.

W. S.

W. S. is a special MERIP correspondent.

Volker Perthes

Volker Perthes is director of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (...

Vivienne Matthies-Boon

Vivienne Matthies-Boon is assistant professor of international relations of the Middle East at...

Virginia N. Sherry

Virginia Sherry, associate director of Humans Rights Watch/Middle East, is the author of An...

Vinay Lal

Vinay Lal is an associate professor in the Department of History at University of California in...

Vijay Prashad

Vijay Prashad is the George and Martha Kellner Professor of South Asian History at Trinity...

Victoria Bernal

Victoria Bernal is associate professor anthropology at the University of California, Irvine.

Vicky Kelberer

Vicky Kelberer is an M.A. candidate in international affairs at the Pardee School at Boston...

Vickie Langohr

Vickie Langohr teaches political science at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester,...

Val Moghadam

Val Moghadam teaches sociology at New York University.

Vahid Nowshirvani

Vahid Nowshirvani teaches anthropology at Columbia University.

Ussama Makdisi

Ussama Makdisi is professor of Middle East history at Rice University.

Ursula Lindsey

Ursula Lindsey is a Cairo-based reporter and writer. She contributes regularly to The Arabist...

Uri Avnery

Uri Avnery is head of Gush Shalom in Israel.

Ümit Cizre

Ümit Cizre is professor of politics and founder and former director of the Center for...

Ulrike Stehli

Ulrike Stehli holds a doctorate in modern Syrian literature from the University of Münster...

Tytti Erästö

Tytti Erästö is a fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at...

Trita Parsi

Trita Parsi is the author of Treacherous Triangle: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran and...

Toujan Faisal
Tom Russell

Tom Russell is an intern with the MERIP office in Washington, seconded by the United Methodist...

Tom Nieuwenhuis

Tom Nieuwenhuis is a Dutch historian specializing in Iraq.

Tom Abowd

Tom Abowd is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Wayne State University.

Toby Matthiesen

Toby Matthiesen is a research fellow at the University of Cambridge.

Toby Jones

Toby Jones, an editor of this magazine, is associate professor of Middle East history at Rutgers...

Toby Shelley

Toby Shelley is the author of Endgame in the Western Sahara: What Future for Africa's Last...

Tobias Thiel

Tobias Thiel is a doctoral candidate in international history at the London School of Economics...

Timothy Mitchell

Timothy Mitchell, a contributing editor to Middle East Report, teaches politics and...

Timothy Kaldas

Timothy Kaldas is a non-resident fellow at the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy in Cairo...

Tim Niblock

Tim Niblock is the director of the MA program in Middle East Politics at the University of...

Tim Frasca

Tim Frasca is a correspondent now working in Santiago, Chile.

Tim Coone

Tim Coone covers Third World developments for several British media outlets.

Thoraya El-Rayyes

Thoraya El-Rayyes is a Research Affiliate at Columbia University’s Global Center in Amman,...

Thomas Stevenson

Thomas Stevenson teaches anthropology on Ohio University’s regional campus. He is author...

Thomas Hill

Thomas Hill is a postdoctoral research scholar at the Committee for Global Thought at Columbia...

Thomas Abowd

Thomas Abowd is assistant professor of anthropology at Wayne State University.

The Editors
Thabit Abdullah

Thabit Abdullah is professor of Middle East history at York University in Toronto.

Tessa Farmer

Tessa Farmer is assistant professor of anthropology and sociology at Whittier College.

Ted Swedenburg

Ted Swedenburg, an editor of this magazine, teaches anthropology at the University of Arkansas...

Tamir Sorek

Tamir Sorek is an assistant professor of sociology and Israel studies at the University of...

Tamir Moustafa

Tamir Moustafa is assistant professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin,...

Tami Hultman

Tami Hultman is an editor of Africa News

Taline Voskeritchian

Taline Voskeritchian writes on film from California.

Taha Muhammad 'Ali

Taha Muhammad ‘Ali is a Palestinian poet.

Suzanne Ruggi

Suzanne Ruggi is a staff reporter for The Jerusalem Times.

Susanne Dahlgren

Susanne Dahlgren is visiting research associate professor at the Middle East Institute, National...

Susan Slyomovics

Susan Slyomovics is professor of anthropology at UCLA and a contributing editor of this magazine...

Susan Ossman

Susan Ossman is affiliated with the Institut de Recherche sur le Maghreb Contemporain in Rabat...

Sumit Sarkar

Sumit Sarkar teaches at Delhi University.

Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud

Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud is assistant professor of politics at Coastal Carolina University in...

Suheir Hammad

Suheir Hammad is a poet based in Brooklyn, NY.

Suad Joseph

Suad Joseph is a professor of Anthropology and Women’s Studies at University of California...

Stu Cohen

Stu Cohen was foreign affairs staff writer for the Boston Phoenix from 1976-1979.

Steven Glazer

Steven Glazer is professor of history at Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa.

Steven Galster

Steven Galster is an analyst at the National Security Archive in Washington, DC.

Steven Brooke

Steven Brooke is assistant professor of political science at the University of Louisville.

Steve Tamari

Steve Tamari is assistant professor of Middle East history at Southern Illinois University-...

Steve Rothman

Steve Rothman is an MA candidate in Arab studies at Georgetown University.

Steve Niva

Steve Niva teaches at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.

Steve Negus

Steve Negus is an editor at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting center in Baghdad. He...

Steve Askin
Stephen Zorn

Stephen Zorn is a consultant with Tanzer Economic Associates in New York.

Stephen Sheehi

Stephen Sheehi is a professor at the American University of Beirut. He will be an associate...

Stephen R. Shalom

Stephen R. Shalom is professor of political science at William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ...

Stephen Hubbell

Stephen Hubbel, an editor of this magazine, is the former Cairo correspondent for The...

Stephen Dedalus

Stephen Dedalus is a graduate student in social sciences. He has been conducting ethnographic...

Stephen King

Stephen J. King is assistant professor of government at Georgetown University. He is currently...

Stephanie Koury

Stephanie Koury served as an adviser to the Palestinian team negotiating with Israel on...

Stefanie Nanes

Stefanie Nanes is assitant professor of political science at Hofstra University.

Stanley Cohen

Stanley Cohen is a professor of criminology at Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Stacey Philbrick Yadav

Stacey Philbrick Yadav is associate professor of political science at Hobart and William Smith...

Sophia Hoffmann

Sophia Hoffmann is a consultant based in Berlin, and has worked on migration in the Levant for...

Sonia Ghaffari

Sonia Ghaffari is a Tehran-based social researcher who holds an M.A. in women's studies.

Sondra Hale

Sondra Hale is professor emerita of anthropology at UCLA.

Sonali Pahwa

Sonali Pahwa is a member of the Liberal Arts Faculty at Northwestern University-Qatar.

Sohrab Mahdavi

Sohrab Mahdavi is co-founder and editor of TehranAvenue.com.

Sohrab Behdad

Sohrab Behdad is professor of economics at Denison University in Ohio.

Sohair Mehanna

Sohair Mehanna is a senior researcher in the Social Research Center of the American University...

Sofian Merabet

Sofian Merabet is assistant professor of anthopology at the University of Texas-Austin.

Sobhi Samour

Sobhi Samour has a doctorate in economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS...

Smadar Lavie

Smadar Lavie teaches anthropology at the University of California-Berkeley.

Sirwan Kajjo

Sirwan Kajjo is a Syrian Kurdish journalist based in Washington, DC.

Sion Assidon

Sion Assidon is a Moroccan civil rights activist and secretary-general of Transparency Maroc,...

Sinan Antoon

Sinan Antoon, an Iraqi writer and poet, teaches at the Gallatin School of New York University....

Simona Sharoni

Simona Sharoni, assistant professor of peace and conflict resolution at American University, is...

Simon Bromley

Simon Bromley is a senior lecturer in International Political Economy at the University of Leeds...

Sima Shakhsari

Sima Shakhsari is assistant professor of women’s and gender studies at Wellesley College...

Silvia Pasquetti

Silvia Pasquetti is lecturer in sociology at Newcastle University.

Siamak Namazi

Siamak Namazi is managing director of Atieh Bahar Consulting, based in Tehran.

Shuang Wen

Shuang Wen is a doctoral candidate in history at Georgetown University.

Shouleh Vatanabadi

Shouleh Vatanabadi worked as assistant to the publisher of Middle East Report.

Shlomo Frenkel

Shlomo Frenkel is the economics editor of Hadashot, an Israeli daily newspaper.

Shiva Balaghi

Shiva Balaghi is an editor of the Middle East Report.

Shiraz Dossa
Shira Robinson

Shira Robinson, an editor of this magazine, is associate professor of Middle East history at...

Shima Houshyar

Shima Houshyar is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City...

Shiko Behar

Shiko Behar is director of the Alternative Information Center, a joint Palestinian-Israeli...

Sherine Hafez

Sherine Hafez is associate professor of gender and sexuality studies at the University of...

Sherene Seikaly

Sherene Seikaly is associate professor of history at the University of California-Santa Barbara...

Shelagh Weir

Shelagh Weir, former Middle East curator for the British Museum, is an independent writer and...

Sheila Ryan

Sheila Ryan was a contributing editor of Middle East Report from 1982-1994 and director...

Sheila Carapico

Sheila Carapico is professor of political science and international studies at the University of...

Shayna Silverstein

Shayna Silverstein received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in ethnomusicology.

Shawna Bader-Blau

Shawna Bader-Blau is senior program officer in the Middle East North African Department at the...

Sharry Lapp

Sharry Lapp is a writer working at the Women’s Studies Centre in Jerusalem.

Sharon K. Weiner

Sharon K. Weiner is associate professor in the School of International Service at American...

Sharif Elmusa

Sharif Elmusa is associate professor of political science at the American University in Cairo,...

Shana Marshall

Shana Marshall is associate director of the Institute for Middle East Studies and research...

Shalini Mathur

Shalini Mathur is a women's rights activist associated with Suraksha, an anti-dowry...

Shalash al-`Iraqi

Shalash al-`Iraqi is an Iraqi columnist.

Shahriar Khateri

Shahriar Khateri, a veteran of the Iran-Iraq war, is a physician in Tehran.

Shahnaz Rouse

Shahnaz Rouse teaches sociology at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York.

Sha'banali Bahrampour

Sha'banali Bahrampour is a sociologist at Tehran's Center for Media Studies and Research...

Semira N. Nikou

Semira N. Nikou is an attorney based on Honolulu. She was previously a law fellow with the US...

Selma Botman

Selma Botman is a historian of the modern Middle East.

Sebnem Atiyas

Sebnem Atiyas was the New York correspondent for Cumhuriyet.

Sean L. Yom

Sean L. Yom is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard University.

Scott Michaelsen

Scott Michaelsen is associate professor of English at Michigan State University.

Scott Long

Scott Long is a researcher for Human Rights Watch, and has been an advocate for sexual rights on...

Scott Harding

Scott Harding is an assitant professor of social work at the University of Connecticut.

Scott Cutler Shershow

Scott Cutler Shershow is professor of English at the University of California, Davis.

Scott Peterson

Scott Peterson is a correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor.

Scott Armstrong

Scott Armstrong was a reporter for the Washington Post.

Sateh Nourredine

Sateh Nourredine is managing editor of the Beirut daily newspaper As-Safir.

Sari Hanafi

Sari Hanafi, a sociologist, is director of Shaml, the Palestinian Refugee and Diaspora Center....

Saree Makdisi

Saree Makdisi is assistant professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of...

Sarah Washburne

Sarah Washburne is a doctoral student at the University of Exeter.

Sarah Waheed

Sarah Waheed is a historian of South Asia. She has taught at Georgetown University, George Mason...

Sarah Shields

Sarah Shields is Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor in the Department of...

Sarah Graham-Brown

Sarah Graham-Brown has written extensively on the Middle East. She is the author of Sanctioning...

Sarah E. Parkinson

Sarah E. Parkinson is assistant professor of global policy and political science at the...

Sarah Carr

Sarah Carr is a journalist in Egypt.

Sarah Birke

Sarah Birke is a Middle East correspondent currently writing for The Economist.

Sarah A. Tobin

Sarah A. Tobin is associate director of Middle East studies at Brown University.

Sarah A. Rogers
Sarah Phillips

Sarah Phillips is a lecturer at the Centre for International Studies at the University of Sydney...

Sara Scalenghe

Sara Scalenghe is assistant professor of Middle East history at Loyola University in Baltimore...

Sara Roy

Sara Roy is a senior research scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard...

Sandy Russell Jones

Sandy Russell Jones holds a Ph.D. in religious studies from the University of Pennsylvania.

Sandy Sufian

Sandy Sufian is an assistant professor of medical humanities and history at the University of...

Sandra Joireman

Sandra Joireman is professor of political science and international studies at the University of...

Sandra Beth Doherty

Sandra Beth Doherty graduated in 2008 from Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab...

Samuli Schielke

Samuli Schielke is research fellow at Zentrum Moderner Orient in Berlin.

Samir Kassir
Samir al-Khalil

Samir al-Khalil is the author of the Republic of Fear: Saddam's Iraq (Pantheon) and The Monument...

Samih Farsoun

Samih Farsoun was a contributing editor of this magazine and professor of sociology at American...

Samia Mehrez

Samia Mehrez teaches Arabic literature at the American University in Cairo.

Sami Zubaida

Sami Zubaida, a contributing editor of this magazine, is author of Law and Power in the Islamic...

Samera Esmeir

Samera Esmeir is a former lawyer who now teaches in the Department of Rhetoric at the University...

Samer Shehata

Samer Shehata is assistant professor of Arab politics at the Center for Contemporary Arab...

Samer Abboud

Samer Abboud is associate professor of international studies at Arcadia University in Glenside,...

Sameera Fazili

Sameera Fazili is an economic development specialist and an adjunct lecturer at Yale University'...

Sameer Dossani

Sameer Dossani is director of the 50 Years Is Enough Network, a global economic justice NGO...

Sameer Abraham

Sameer Abraham is a research associate at the Center for Urban Studies of Wayne State University...

Sam Husseini

Seam Husseini is the former media director for the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee...

Sam Bahour

Sam Bahour is a Palestinian business management consultant living in Ramallah.

Salwa Ismail

Salwa Ismail is professor of Middle East politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies...

Sally Ethelston

Sally Ethelston was vice-president for communications at Population Action International.

Salim Tamari

Salim Tamari is director of the Institute for Jerusalem Studies and a contributing editor of...

Salim Nasr

Salim Nasr was an editor of this magazine.

Salah Hassan

Salah D. Hassan teaches English at Michigan State University, and serves on the editorial...

Sahar Khalifeh

Sahar Khalifeh is a Palestinian novelist.

Saeed Razavi-Faqih
Sadiq al-Azm

Sadiq al-Azm teaches philosophy at the University of Damascus.

Saba Mahmood

Saba Mahmood is an associate professor of anthropology at University of California, Berkeley....

Saba Gul Khattak

Saba Gul Khattak is deputy director and research fellow at the Sustainable Development Policy...

Saadallah Wannous

Saadallah Wannou (1941-1997) was an internationally-renowned Syrian playwright. He was diagnosed...

Saad Rahim

Saad Rahim is a country strategy analyst at PFC Energy in Washington.

Sa'eda Kilani

Sa'eda Kilani is director of the Arab Archives Institute and a human rights activist in...

Rosemary Sayigh

Rosemary Sayigh is an anthropologist and oral historion residing in Beirut. She is the author of...

Roschanack Shaery

Roschanack Shaery is a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious...

Roqayah Chamseddine

Roqayah Chamseddine writes the “Sharp Edges” column for Shadowproof.com.

Ronnie Margulies

Ronnie Margulies lives in London and co-edits a monthly newsletter on Turkey.

Roni Krouzman

Roni Krouzman is a freelance writer and photographer who travels frequently to Israel and...

Ronald Ofteringer

Ronald Ofteringer works for Medico International in Iraqi Kurdistan as coordinator for Middle...

Ron Kelley

Ron Kelley studied anthropology at Michigan State and photography at UCLA. For the past few...

Rola Abimourched

Rola Abimourched is a researcher on migration, with a specialization in the Middle East.

Roger Owen

Roger Owen, a contributing editor of this magazine, is director of the Center for Middle East...

Roger Normand

Roger Normand is a co-founder and former Executive Director of the Center for Economic and...

Roger Heacock

Roger Heacock taught history at Birzeit University.

Roger Gaess
Roger Diwan

Roger Diwan is the Managing Director at the consulting firm PFC Energy.

Roel Meijer

Roel Meijer is a lecturer at Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands and a fellow of the...

Roderic Pitty

Roderic Pitty is finishing a doctoral dissertation in politics at the Australian National...

Rochelle Davis

Rochelle Davis is assistant professor of anthropology at the Center of Contemporary Arab Studies...

Robert Vitalis

Robert Vitalis is author of America's Kingdom: Mythmaking on the Saudi Oil Frontier (Stanford,...

Robert Springborg

Robert Springborg is a professor in the Department of National Security Affairs of the Naval...

Robert P. Parks

Robert P. Parks, a political scientist, is founding director of the Centre d’Études...

Robert Naiman

Robert Naiman is National Coordinator of Just Foreign Policy.

Robert Mortimer

Robert Mortimer teaches political science at Haverford College in Pennsylvania.

Robert LaTowsky

Robert LaTowsky holds a doctorate in anthropology from SUNY-Binghamton.

Robert Fisk

Robert Fisk, foreign correspondent for The Independent, was declared overall winner of...

Robert Blecher

Robert Blecher is a Jerusalem-based writer and analyst.

Robert Dillon

Robert Dillon taught anthropology at City University of New York and lived in Iran from 1970-...

Rob Franklin

Rob Franklin holds a doctorate in anthropology from Harvard University.

Rivka Azoulay

Rivka Azoulay is a doctoral candidate in politics at Sciences Po Paris.

Rita Giacaman

Rita Giacaman is a member of the Women’s Studies Program and director of Birzeit...

Rikke Hostrup Haugbølle

Rikke Hostrup Haugbølle is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional...

Richard Sale

Richard Sale is a veteran intelligence reporter.

Richard Garfield

Richard Garfield is Henrik Bendixen Professor of International Nursing at Columbia University...

Richard Falk

Richard Falk, professor emeritus of international law and practice at Princeton University, is a...

Richa Nagar

Richa Nagar teaches women's studies and geography at the University of Minnesota.

Rhoda Kanaaneh

Rhoda Kanaaneh is a PhD candidate in social anthropology at Columbia University.

Rex Wingerter

Rex Wingerter is a Washington-based lawyer and researcher.

Rex Brynen

Rex Brynen teaches political science at the University of Calgary, Alberta.

Reva Dhingra

Reva Dhingra was a 2014-2015 Fulbright fellow in Amman, Jordan, and currently works with the...

Resat Kasaba

Resat Kasaba is a professor of international studies at University of Washington.

Rend Rahim Francke

Rend Rahim Francke is the director of the Iraq Foundation in Washington, DC.

Renaud Detalle

Renaud Detalle is editor of Tensions in Arabia: The Saudi-Yemeni Fault Line (Baden-...

Rema Hammami

Rema Hammami is an anthropologist teaching at Birzeit University in the West Bank.

Reinoud Leenders

Reinoud Leenders is assistant professor of political science at the University of Amsterdam and...

Reidar Visser

Reidar Visser is a research fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs and...

Reem Kelani

Reem Kelani, a Palestinian musician and singer residing in London, currently works for BBC...

Reem Haddad

Reem Haddad is a correspondent for The Daily Star, Beirut's only daily English language...

Rebecca Manski

Rebecca Manski is a writer based in Brooklyn. From 2003 to 2008, she worked as a communications...

Rebecca L. Stein

Rebecca L. Stein is associate professor of cultural anthropology at Duke University and author...

Rebecca Joubin

Rebecca Joubin is associate professor of Arab studies at Davidson College.

Rebecca Granato

Rebecca Granato is visiting assistant professor and assistant dean at al-Quds Bard College for...

Rebecca Bryant

Rebecca Bryant is associate professor of anthropology at George Mason University.

Rebecca Milligan

Rebecca Milligan is a researcher for Human Rights Watch.

Raymond A. Hinnebusch

Raymond A. Hinnebusch teaches politics at the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota....

Ray Bush

Ray Bush teaches at the University of Leeds.

Rasmus Christian Elling

Rasmus Christian Elling is a Ph.D. fellow at the University of Copenhagen.

Rashid Khalidi

Rashid Khalidi, a contributing editor to this magazine, is the the Edward Said Professor of...

Rasha Salti

Rasha Salti is an independent curator, a freelance writer and the director of CinemaEast Film...

Ranjit Singh

Ranjit Singh is assistant professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington in...

Rania Atalla

Rania Atalla is a staff reporter with The Jordan Times.

Ramin Sadighi

Ramin Sadighi is director of Hermes Records, an independent label with over 50 titles.

Ramin Karimian
Ralf Backer

Ralf Bäcker is program coordinator for Medico International in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Rakiya Omaar

Rakiya Omaar is a co-director of Africa Rights in London.

Rajan Menon

Rajan Menon is the Chair of the Department of International Relations and at Lehigh University...

Raja Shehadeh

Raja Shehadeh, a West Bank lawyer and co-founder of al-Haq, the pioneer Palestinian human rights...

Raja Khalidi

Raja Khalidi is a Palestinian development economist who served with the UN Conference on Trade...

Rachid Tlemcani

Rachid Tlemcani teaches political science at the University of Algiers. His book, State and...

Raad Alkadiri

Raad Alkadiri is a partner and director at PFC Global Risk in Washington, DC.

R. Shareah Taleghani

R. Shareah Taleghani is assistant professor of Middle East studies and Arabic at Queens College...

Quil Lawrence

Quil Lawrence is a staff correspondent for Public Radio International's "The World."

Purnima Bose

Purnima Bose teaches literature at Indiana University.

Pierre-Jean Luizard

Pierre-Jean Luizard is a researcher with the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and...

Phyllis Bennis

Phyllis Bennis is the new internationalism fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies.

Philippe Fargues

Philippe Fargues is a demorgrapher and director of the Centre d'etudes et de documentation...

Philip Shehadi

Philip Shehadi (1958-1991) was a Reuters correspondent based in the Middle East.

Philip Robins

Philip Robins heads the Middle East program at the Royal Institute for International Affairs in...

Philip McCrum

Philip McCrum is an independent Middle East commentator.

Philip Khoury

Philip Khoury is Ford International Professor of History and associate provost at MIT.

Petra Kuppinger

Petra Kuppinger is a PhD candidate in the department of anthropology at the New School for...

Peter Verney

Peter Verney is editor of Sudan Update, based in London.

Peter Sluglett

Peter Sluglett is a professor of Middle Eastern history at the University of Utah.

Peter Ogram

Peter Ogram was an intern for Middle East Research and Information Project.

Peter Lagerquist

Peter Lagerquist is a freelance writer based in Israel and the West Bank.

Peter Johnson

Peter Johnson is a founder of MERIP.

Peter Hinchcliffe

Peter Hinchcliffe is the former British ambassador to Jordan and Kuwait.

Peter Hart

Peter Hart is media activism director at Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting, the progressive...

Peter Harling

Peter Harling is Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon and Syria program director for the International Crisis...

Peter Gran

Peter Gran teaches history at Temple University.

Peter Demant

Peter Demant is a historian at the University of Amsterdam.

Pete Moore

Pete Moore is associate professor of political science at Case Western Reserve University and an...

Pervez Hoodbhoy

Pervez Hoodhboy teaches physics in Lahore and Islamabad.

Persis M. Karim

Persis M. Karim is a doctoral candidate in comparative literature at the University of Texas at...

Persheng Vaziri

Persheng Vaziri is an Iranian-born documentary filmmaker who lived for 20 years in the US....

Peri Raouf

Peri Raouf is an Iraqi entrepreneur and consultant doing business in Iraq and surrounding...

Peretz Kidron

Peretz Kidron is a writer and translator residing in Jerusalem.  He is a longtime activist...

Per Oskar Klevnas

Per Oskar Klevnas is former research officer for the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq, based...

Penny Johnson

Penny Johnson, a contributing author of Middle East Report is a member of the Women...

Paul Silverstein

Paul Silverstein is associate professor of anthropology at Reed College and chair of MERIP's...

Paul Sedra

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Paul Lalor was a doctoral student at St. Anthony’s College, Oxford.

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Patrick Clawson taught economics at Seton Hall University.

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Patricia Gossman is an independent consultant on human rights and the rule of law in South Asia...

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Parastou Dokouhaki is a Tehran-based journalist.

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Ömer Karasapan was a member of MERIP’s editorial committee.

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Omar S. Dahi is a visiting fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Middle East...

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Omar Razzaz teaches at the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at Massachusetts Institute...

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Omar Jabary Salamanca is lecturer in the Department of Conflict and Development at Ghent...

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Olivier Roy is a researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris and...

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Nur Elmessiri, assistant professor of comparative literature at the American University in Cairo...

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Nukte Devrim-Bouvard is a journalist in Turkey who writes for La Croix and L’...

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Nubar Hovsepian teaches political science at Chapman University in Orange, California.

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Nu‘man Kanafani is research director at the Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute...

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Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney, assistant professor at George Mason University and co-...

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Norman Finkelstein is a New York-based scholar who writes frequently on the Israel-Palestinian...

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Norma Claire Moruzzi is associate professor of political science and gender and women’s studies...

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Norbert Hirschhorn is a medical doctor and vice-president of John Snow, Inc., an international...

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Noga Malkin is an M.A. candidate in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown...

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Nizar Qabbani (1923-1998) was a Syrian poet.

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Nitza Berkovitch is assistant professor of sociology at Ben Gurion University in Israel.

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Nisreen Salti is assistant professor of economics at the American University of Beirut.

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Nidal Sliman is a Palestinian lawyer from Israel.

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Nida Alahmad is a visiting fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the...

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Nicole F. Watts is associate professor of political science at San Francisco State University....

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Nicolas Pelham is a correspondent for The Economist reporting on Middle East affairs....

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Nicola Pratt is lecturer in comparative politics and international relations at the University...

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Nico Kielstra is professor of anthropology at the University of Amsterdam.

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Nick Danforth is a doctoral candidate in history at Georgetown University. He writes about...

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Nicholas Seeley is a freelance writer based in Amman.

Nicholas Blanford

Nicholas Blanford is a journalist based in Beirut.

Nicholas Hopkins

Nicholas Hopkins is a professor of anthropology at the American University in Cairo.

Neve Gordon

Neve Gordon teaches political science at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel.

Neslihan Sen

Neslihan Sen is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at the University of Illinois-Chicago.

Neil Ketchley

Neil Ketchley is a Lecturer in Middle East Politics at King’s College London.

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Neha Vora is assistant professor of anthropology and women's studies at Texas A&M University...

Negar Mottahedeh

Negar Mottahedeh teaches in the Program on Literature at Duke University.

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Nazlı Özkan is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at Northwestern University.

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Nazih Richani holds a Ph.D. in international relations from George Washington University.

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Nathaniel Hurd is an NGO consultant on UN Iraq policy.

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Nathalie Peutz is assistant professor of anthropology in the Program in Arab Crossroads Studies...

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Nate Wright is a journalist in Cairo. He has written for the Times (London) and the...

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Natasha J. Krahn was a member of the Christian Peacemakers Team in Hebron.

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Nasim Zehra is a graduate student at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

Naseer Aruri

Naseer Aruri teaches political science at the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth.

Narges Bajoghli

Narges Bajoghli is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at New York University.

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Naor Ben-Yehoyada is visiting lecturer in the Department of Anthropology and post-doctoral...

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Naomi Sakr is the author of Walls of Silence: Media and Censorship in Syria, published...

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Nancy Reynolds is an associate professor of history at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Nancy Gallagher is chair of the Islamic and Near Eastern Studies Program at the University of...

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The Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek is president of Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in...

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Naghmeh Sohrabi is the Charles (Corky) Goodman Professor of Middle East History and the...

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Nadje Al-Ali is senior lecturer in social anthropology at the Institute of Arab and Islamic...

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Nadia Marzouki is a research fellow at CNRS-Paris and a member of the ReligioWest research...

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Nadia Farah works with the Population Council in Cairo.

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Nadeen Shaker holds an M.A. from the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York...

Nada Shabout

Nada Shabout, an editor of this magazine, is associate professor of art history and art...

Nada Elia

Nada Elia is scholar-in-residence in the Afro-American studies program at Brown University.

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Nabeel Abraham teaches anthropology and is director of the Honors Program at Henry Ford...

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N. Alva conducts research on political economy and labor rights in Palestine.

Musindo Mwinyipembe

Musindo Mwinyipembe is a nationally syndicated radio commentator on African affairs for “...

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Murat Paker, physician and clinical psychologist, has written on human rights and the psychology...

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Munir Fasheh was dean of students at Birzeit University.

Muhammad Ja'far
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Muhammad Ali Khalidi teaches philosophy at York University in Toronto.

Mudar Kassis

Mudar Kassis is assistant professor of philosophy and cultural studies at Bir Zeit University...

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Moyara de Moraes Ruehsen teaches international politics and economics at the Monterey Institute...

Moustafa Bayoumi

Moustafa Bayoumi is professor of English at Brooklyn College and author of How Does It Feel...

Mounira Charrad

Mounira Charrad teaches sociology at the University of Texas-Austin.

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Mouin Rabbani is an independent analyst based in Amman and a contributing editor of Middle East...

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Mostafa Vaziri was a visiting scholar at the Center of Middle East Studies at the University of...

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Moshé Machover is an Israeli socialist, founding member of Matzpen, the Socialist Organization...

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Morten Valbjorn is based at the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Southern...

Morad Saghafi

Morad Saghafi is editor of Goft-o-Gu, a journal of research and opinion published in Tehran.

Monica Tarazi

Monica Tarazi holds a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law and an M.A. in Arab studies from...

Monica Smith

Monica Smith holds an M.A. in geography from the University of Colorado.

Mona Oraby

Mona Oraby is a doctoral candidate in political science at Northwestern University.

Mona Harb

Mona Harb is an assistant professor at the American University of Beirut.

Mona Hammam

Mona Hammam teaches sociology at American University in Washington, DC.

Mona El-Ghobashy

Mona El-Ghobashy is an independent scholar of Egyptian politics.

Mona Atia

Mona Atia is assistant professor of geography at George Washington University.

Mona Naim

Mona Naim is a journalist for Le Monde.

Mohja Kahf

Mohja Kahf teaches in the English department at the University of Arkansas.

Mohammed al-Sudairi

Mohammed al-Sudairi is pursuing a double masters degree offered by Peking University and the...

Mohammed Al-Ghanim

Mohammed Al-Ghanim is an M.A. candidate in political science at Georgetown University. He is a...

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Mohammad Raba‘a is a Syrian journalist and researcher.

Mohammad Maljoo

Mohammad Maljoo is a Tehran-based independent researcher.

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Mohammad Ali Kadivar is a doctoral candidate in sociology at the University of North Carolina....

Mohamed Sid-Ahmed

Mohamed Sid-Ahmed was a long-serving contributing editor of this magazine, an Egyptian activist...

Mohamed Karam

Mohamed Karam is a lawyer and human rights activist in Morocco. A member of the central...

Modjtaba Sadria

Modjtaba Sadria teaches in the Faculty of Policy Studies at Chuo University, Tokyo.

Mitchell Plitnick

Mitchell Plitnick is a journalist and blogger and former co-director of Jewish Voice for Peace...

Misagh Parsa

Misagh Parsa is an associate professor of sociology at Dartmouth College.

Miriam Rosen

Miriam Rosen was an editor of this magazine in the 1990s and is a Paris-based journalist who...

Miriam R. Lowi

Miriam R. Lowi is professor of comparative and Middle East politics at The College of New Jersey...

Mimi Kirk

Mimi Kirk is a writer and editor based in Washington, DC.

Milton Jamail

Milton Jamail is a professor at the Center for Mexican American Studies of the University of...

Mikhael Elbaz

Mikhael Elbaz teaches anthropology at Laval University in Quebec.

Mick Dumper

Mick Dumper is professor of Middle East Politics at the University of Exeter. He is the author...

Michelle Woodward

Michelle Woodward is photo editor of Middle East Report.

Michelle Campos

Michelle Campos is associate professor of Middle East history at the University of Florida.

Michaelle Browers

Michaelle Browers is associate professor of Middle East politics at Wake Forest University.

Michael Young

Michael Young is Opinion Editor for the Daily Star in Beirut.

Michael Webb

Michael Webb is Managing Director, Financial Sector Development and Policy of the Qatar...

Michael Warschawski

Michael Warschawski is co-founder and co-chairman of the board of the Alternative Information...

Michael Wahid Hanna

Michael Wahid Hanna is a senior fellow at the Century Foundation in New York.

Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas was an attorney in the US Army who was involved in the cases brought after the My...

Michael Tanzer

Michael Tanzer is a consultant with Tanzer Economic Associates in New York.

Michael Shalev

Michael Shalev teaches in the department of sociology and department of political science at The...

Michael Renner

Michael Renner is a Senior Researcher at the Worldwide Institute, Washington, DC.

Michael R. Fischbach

Michael R. Fischbach is professor of history at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, and...

Michael MccGuire

Michael MccGuire is a senior fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program at the Brookings...

Michael Marcusa

Michael Marcusa is a doctoral candidate in political science at Brown University.

Michael M.J. Fischer

Michael M.J. Fischer teaches anthropology at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

Michael Klare

Michael Klare is director of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies,...

Michael Humphrey

Michael Humphrey has published widely on Lebanese immigration in Australia and Latin America as...

Michael Gilsenan

Michael Gilsenan is David B. Kriser Professor in the Humanities and professor of Middle East...

Michael Fin

Michael Fin is an anthropologist based in Ramallah.

Micah Sifry

Micah Sifry is assistant editor of The Nation magazine.

Mervat Hatem

Mervat Hatem is professor of political science at Howard University.

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Meriem Verges lives in Paris and finished her thesis on the urban transformation of contemporary...

Melissa Baumann

Melissa Baumann, a freelance journalist, spent early 1988 in the Occupied Territories on a trip...

Melani McAlister

Melani McAlister is associate professor of American studies, media studies and international...

Melani Cammett

Melani Cammett is associate professor of political science at Brown University. She observed the...

Mehdi Abedi

Mehdi Abedi is research associate in anthropology at Rice University.

Meera Shah

Meera Shah is the former media coordinator for MERIP.

Mazen Masri

Mazen Masri is lecturer in law at the City Law School of City University, London.

Mayssun Sukarieh

Mayssun Sukarieh is a teacher in Beirut.

Mayanthi Fernando

Mayanthi Fernando is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at the University of Chicago.

Maya Mikdashi

Maya Mikdashi is assistant professor of women and gender studies and Middle East studies at...

Maya Jaggi

Maya Jaggi is a writer for Guardian Review.

May Haddad

Dr. May Haddad works as Save the Children regional health coordinator in the Middle East and...

Maxine Molyneux

Maxine Molyneux teaches sociology at the University of Essex and is on the editorial board of...

Maxime Rodinson

Maxime Rodinson was the author of Mohammed (Pantheon, 1971), Islam and Capitalism (Pantheon,...

Max Weiss

Max Weiss is Elias Boudinot Bicentennial Preceptor and assistant professor of history and Near...

Max Ajl

Max Ajl studies development sociology at Cornell University and blogs at...

Matthew S. Gordon

Matthew S. Gordon, a graduate student in Middle East Studies at Columbia University, was...

Matthew R. Stevens

Matthew R. Stevens is completing his masters in geography through York University’s Centre for...

Matthew Hall

Matthew Hall is a freelance writer.

Matan Kaminer

Matan Kaminer is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at the University of Michigan.

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Maryam Elahi is program officer on the Middle East, North Africa and Europe at Amnesty...

Mary Neznek

Mary Neznek is a freelance writer and researcher in Washington, DC.

Mary M. Crain

Mary M. Crain is visiting professor in the department of cultural anthropology and history of...

Mary Layoun

Mary Layoun teaches comparative literature at the University of Wisconson in Madison.

Mary Kaldor
Mary Hegland

Mary Hegland teaches anthropology at Santa Clara University.

Mary C. Wilson

Mary C. Wilson is professor of Middle East history at the University of Massachusetts.

Mary Ann Tétreault

Mary Ann Tétreault was Una Chapman Cox Distinguished Professor of International Affairs...

Martin Van Bruinessen

Martin van Bruinessen is assistant professor of Turkish and Kurdish studies at Utrecht...

Martin Stokes

Martin Stokes is King Edward Professor of Music at King’s College, University of London....

Martha Wenger

Martha Wenger was assistant editor of Middle East Report from 1982–1993. Following her...

Marsha Pripstein Posusney

Marsha Pripstein Posusney teaches political science at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode...

Marlin Dick

Marlin Dick is a freelance journalist and former editor in chief of the Daily Star in Beirut.

Marlies Casier

Marlies Casier is a doctoral candidate in political science at Ghent University, supported by...

Mark Perry

Mark Perry is a Washington reporter and writer. He is the author of eight books, including Four...

Mark LeVine

Mark Levine is professor of history at the University of California, Irvine.

Mark J. Gasiorowski

Mark J. Gasiorowski is professor of political science at Louisiana State University.

Mark Garfield

Mark Garfield is the Beirut correspondent of the Guardian (New York) and the Pacifica...

Mark Duffield

Mark Duffield teaches at the School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham, UK.

Mariz Tadros

Mariz Tadros is a fellow at the Institute of Development Studies of the University of Sussex in...

Marisa Escribano

Marisa Escribano is an anthropologist and photographer from Barcelona who lives in New York and...

Marion Wood Dixon

Marion Wood Dixon is a doctoral student in sociology at Cornell University.

Marion Farouk-Sluglett

Marion Farouk-Sluglett teaches politics at the University College of Wales, Swansea.

Marina de Regt

Marina de Regt is assistant professor of social and cultural anthropology at VU University...

Marilyn Young

Marilyn Young teaches history at New York University.

Marilyn Neimark

Marilyn Neimark is on the board of directors of the American-Israeli Civil Liberties Coalition...

Marilyn Booth

Marilyn Booth translated Nawal al-Sa‘dawi’s memoirs into English as Memoires...

Marie-Joëlle Zahar

Marie-Joëlle Zahar is associate professor of political science at the Université de Montréal...

Marie-Christine Aulas

Marie-Christine Aulas was a contributing editor of Middle East Report in the 1980s.

Mariano Aguirre

Mariano Aguirre is Director of the Centro de Investigacion para la Paz in Madrid and Associate...

Marianne Torres

Marianne Torres, a graduate student at San Francisco State University, is a founding member of...

Margo Gutierrez

Margo Gutierrez is a librarian whose area of specialty is Central America.

Margaret Emery

Margaret Emery is a former policy analyst for the US Committee for Refugees.

Maren Milligan

Maren Milligan is a visiting assistant professor on joint appointment at Davidson College/Queens...

Marcie J. Patton

Marcie J. Patton is associate professor of politics at Fairfield University.

Marc Lynch

Marc Lynch is associate professor of political science at the Elliott School of International...

Marc J. Sirois

Marc J. Sirois is a Canadian journalist based in Beirut since 1997.

Mansour Farhang

Mansour Farhang teaches politics at Bennington College.

Mandy Turner

Mandy Turner is director of the Kenyon Institute in East Jerusalem and a senior visiting fellow...

Malcolm Byrne

Malcolm Byrne is deputy director of the National Security Archive in Washington, DC.

Majid Alsayegh

Majid Alsayegh studied at the Center for Energy and Environment at the University of...

Maisam Alahmed

Maisam Alahmed is a B.A. student in international affairs at Northeastern University.

Mahsa Shekarloo

Mahsa Shekarloo is a founding member of the Women's Cultural Center, an NGO based in Iran...

Mahmoud Darwish
Mahfoud Bennoune

Mahfoud Bennoune (1936-2004) was a long-time contributing editor and author of numerous books...

Maha Nassar

Maha Nassar is assistant professor in the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies at...

Maggy Zanger

Maggy Zanger, a former assistant editor of Middle East Report, is professor at the University of...

Madona Mokbel

Madona Mokbel is a researcher and lecturer in multicultural and refugee studies, as well as a...

Madeline Otis Campbell

Madeline Otis Campbell is assistant professor of urban studies and director of the Center for...

Madeleine Wells

Madeleine Wells is a doctoral candidate in political science at The George Washington University...

Maad Abu-Ghazalah

Maad Abu-Ghazalah is president of the San Francisco chapter of the American-Arab Anti-...

M. Nazif Shahrani

M. Nazif Shahrani is professor of anthropology and Central Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at...

Lysandra Ohrstrom

Lysandra Ohrstrom is a Beirut-based journalist.

Lynne Barbee

Lynne Barbee is an editor of this magazine and works at Georgetown University's Center for...

Luke Warren

Luke Warren was media director and analyst at the Council for a Livable World Education Fund, a...

Lucine Taminian

Lucine Taminian is a senior researcher in residence at The American Academic Research Institute...

Louise Cainkar

Louise Cainkar is assistant professor of sociology and social justice at Marquette University...

Louis Kampf

Louis Kampf is professor of English at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Lori Allen

Lori Allen is senior lecturer in the Department of Anthropology at SOAS University of London.

Lois Beck

Lois Beck is a professor of anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis.

Lizabeth Zack

Lizabeth Zack is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of South Carolina Upstate...

Livia Alexander

Livia Alexander is a PhD candidate in Middle Eastern studies at New York University.

Lisa Wynn

Lisa Wynn is a PhD candidate in the department of anthropology at Princeton University.

Lisa Wedeen

Lisa Wedeen is professor of political science at the University of Chicago.

Lisa Taraki

Lisa Taraki is a sociologist at Birzeit University in the West Bank.

Lisa Hajjar

Lisa Hajjar is chair of the Law and Society Program at the University of California, Santa...

Lisa Frank

Lisa Frank works with Cleis Press in Pittsburgh.

Lisa Bhungalia

Lisa Bhungalia will be assistant professor of political science at Kent State University...

Lisa Anderson

Lisa Anderson, dean of the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, is...

Linda Herrera

Linda Herrera writes on education, Islam and social change in Muslim states.

Linda G. Jones

Linda G. Jones works as assistant to the publisher in MERIP’s New York office.

Linda A. Malone

Linda A. Malone is Director of the Human Security Law Program at William and Mary Law School in...

Lina Attalah

Lina Attalah is editor-in-chief of Mada Masr.

Lila Abu-Lughod

Lila Abu-Lughod is a professor of anthropology and women’s and gender studies at Columbia...

Lev Grinberg

Lev Grinberg is a peace activist and political sociologist at Ben Gurion University in Beer-...

Leili Kashani

Leili Kashani is a freelance editor and writer. She is a former senior editor at the Arab...

Leila Farsakh

Leila Farsakh is assistant professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts-...

Leena Dallasheh

Leena Dallasheh is a PARC fellow and historian of the Palestinians under the British Mandate and...

Lee O'Brien

Lee O’Brien works in the Department of Political Affairs at the United Nations and was a...

Lea Tsemel

Lea Tsemel is an Israeli human rights lawyer.

Laurie King-Irani

Laurie King-Irani, former editor of Middle East Report, is a freelance writer and editor in...

Laurie A. Brand

Laurie A. Brand is Robert Grandford Wright Professor of International Relations and Middle East...

Lauren Geiser

Lauren Geiser was an intern at MERIP in the summer of 2010.

Laura Flanders

Laura Flanders is an author and broadcaster who was coordinator of the women’s desk at...

Laryssa Chomiak

Laryssa Chomiak is director of Centre d’Etudes Maghrebines a Tunis (CEMAT).

Lara Deeb

Lara Deeb is author of An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi‘i Lebanon...

Lana Salman

Lana Salman is a doctoral candidate in city and regional planning at the University of...

Lamis Andoni

Lamis Andoni is a freelance journalist who writes frequently on Middle East studies.

Lama Hourani

Lama Hourani is Gaza branch coordinator of one of the first Palestinian NGOs, the Palestinian...

Laleh Khalili

Laleh Khalili is lecturer in Middle East politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies...

Laleh Behbehanian

Laleh Behbehanian is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the University of California-Berkeley....

Laila Nawar

Laila Nawar is on the staff of the Population Council’s Cairo office.

Lahouari Addi

Lahouari Addi is a professor of sociology at the University of Oran.

Laetitia Bader

Laetitia Bader is Somalia researcher for Human Rights Watch.

Kyle Haddad-Fonda

Kyle Haddad-Fonda is director of strategic initiatives at the Nicholas Sparks Foundation. He...

Kristian Williams

Kristian Williams is author of Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America and an...

Kristen Smith Diwan

Kristen Smith Diwan is assistant professor of Middle East politics at the School of...

Krista Masonis El-Gawhary

Krista Masonis El-Gawhary is a consultant for the German Green Party's Heinrich Boell...

Koray Caliskan

Koray Caliskan is assistant professor of political science at Bogazici University in Istanbul....

Konrad Ege

Konrad Ege writes for a number of German publications from Washington, DC.

Kirsten Scheid

Kirsten Scheid is associate professor of anthropology at the American University of Beirut.

Kiren Aziz Chaudhry

Kiren Aziz Chaudhry is a professor of political science at the University of California in...

Killian Clarke

Killian Clarke is a doctoral candidate in politics at Princeton University.

Khodadad Rezakhani

Khodadad Rezakhani is Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Department of Iranian Studies of the...

Kheder Khaddour

Kheder Khaddour is a visiting fellow at the Carnegie Middle East Center.

Khalil Nakhleh

Khalil Nakhleh is a fellow at the Institute for Arab Studies.

Khalid Mustafa Medani

Khalid Mustafa Medani, an editor of this magazine, is associate professor of political science...

Khalid Farraj

Khalid Farraj is an editor of Majallat al-Dirasat al-Filastiniyya, the Arabic-language journal...

Khalid Duran

Khalid Duran is the editor of TransIslam Magazine.

Khaled Mansour
Khaled El-Rouayheb

Khaled el-Rouayheb is assistant professor of Islamic intellectual history at Harvard University...

Khaled Abou El Fadl

Khaled Abou El Fadl is Omar and Azmeralda Alfi Distinguished Fellow in Islamic Law at the UCLA...

Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly is a graduate of the London School of Economics.

Kevin Mazur

Kevin Mazur is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Politics at Princeton University.

Kevin Begos

Kevin Begos reported from Iraq for the Christian Science Monitor and the Winston-Salem Journal...

Kevan Harris

Kevan Harris is assistant professor of sociology at UCLA and an editor of this magazine.

Kerem Öktem

Kerem Öktem is a fellow at the European Studies Centre of St. Antony’s College at the University...

Kenneth Brown

Kenneth Brown is editor of Mediterraneans.

Ken Menkhaus

Ken Menkhaus is a professor of political science at Davidson College.

Ken Brown

Ken Brown teaches sociology at the University of Manchester.

Keith Watenpaugh

Keith Watenpaugh is associate professor of Middle East history at the University of California-...

Keith Feldman

Keith Feldman was a MERIP intern in the summer of 2002.

Kaylin Goldstein

Kaylin Goldstein is a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology at the University of Chicago.

Kaveh Ehsani

Kaveh Ehsani is assistant professor of international studies at DePaul University and an editor...

Kaveh Ehsani

Kaveh Ehsani is an editor of the Middle East Report.

Kaveh Bayat

Kaveh Bayat is an independent researcher working in Iran.

Katy Kalemkerian

Katy Kalemkerian is a doctoral candidate at McGill University.

Katty Alhayek

Katty Alhayek is a scholar-activist from Syria pursuing a doctorate in communication at the...

Kathy Kelly

Kathy Kelly helped coordinate the anti-sanctions group Voices in the Wilderness and traveled to...

Kathy Funk
Kathryn Libal

Kathryn Libal is assistant professor of family studies and social work at the University of...

Kathleen Moore

Kathleen Moore, a political scientist, teaches in the Law and Society Program at the University...

Kathleen Cavanaugh

Kathleen Cavanaugh is a lecturer in international law at the Irish Center for Human Rights of...

Katherine Hennessey

Katherine Hennessey lives in Sanaa, where she researches the history of Yemeni theater and...

Katherine Hawkins

Katherine Hawkins is a Washington-based lawyer and was researcher for Jane Mayer's The...

Karima Benabdallah-Gambier

Karima Benabdallah-Gambier is a doctoral student at the University of Louvain la Neuve in...

Karim El-Gawhary

Karim El-Gawhary is a journalist based in Cairo.

Karen Pfeifer

Karen Pfeifer is professor emerita of economics at Smith College and vice chair of MERIP’s...

Karen Dawisha

Karen Dawisha is the author of several books and many articles on Soviet policy in the Middle...

Kareem Rabie

Kareem Rabie is collegiate assistant professor in the social sciences and Harper-Schmidt Fellow...

Kamran Asdar Ali

Kamran Asdar Ali teaches anthropology at the University of Texas-Austin.

Kamal Khaled

Kamal Khaled is an Egyptian lawyer who twice filed court cases resulting in the revision of...

Kamal Boullata

Kamal Boullata was an editor and designer for this magazine and is an artist and writer. His...

K. S.

K.S. is a scholar and writer living in Beirut.

K. Celine

K. Celine visited Kuwait in January 1985.

Justin Gengler

Justin Gengler is senior researcher at the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute of...

Justin Alexander

Justin Alexander is United Kingdom organizer for Jubilee Iraq.

June Disney

June Disney is an American writer living in Beirut.

Julie Peteet

Julie Peteet, an editor of this magazine, is professor of anthropology at the University of...

Julia Pitner

Julia Pitner was regional director of civil society programs in the Middle East and North Africa...

Judith Tucker

Judith Tucker is professor of Middle East history at Georgetown University.

Judith Pierce
Judith Gran

Judith Gran conducted research in Egypt while a graduate student at the University of Chicago....

Judith Gabriel
Juan Goytisolo

Juan Goytisolo is a writer from Barcelona who lives in Marrakesh and Paris.

Juan Cole

Juan Cole is professor of Middle Eastern and South Asian history at the University of Michigan....

Joy Gordon

Joy Gordon, author of numerous articles about sanctions on Iraq, is professor of philosophy at...

Joshua Stacher

Joshua Stacher is associate professor of political science at Kent State University and an...

Joshua Handler

Joshua Handler is research coordinator at Greenpeace in Washington, DC.

Joshua D. Hendrick

Joshua D. Hendrick is assistant professor of sociology and global studies at Loyola University...

Josh Ruebner

Josh Ruebner is national advocacy director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.

Joseph Logan

Joseph Logan is an Istanbul-based reporter and television producer. He has covered Turkey,...

Joseph Alagha

Joseph Alagha is assistant professor of Lebanese studies at the Lebanese American University.

Jose Ciro Martinez

Jose Ciro Martinez is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Politics and International...

Joost Jongerden

Joost Jongerden is assistant professor at the Social Sciences Group of the Wageningen University...

Joost Hiltermann

Joost Hiltermann is deputy program director for the Middle East and North Africa at the...

Jonathan Steele

Jonathan Steele is the chief foreign correspondent for The Guardian (London).

Jonathan Marshall

Jonathan Marshall is author of Drug Wars: Corruption, Counterinsurgency and Covert...

Jonathan Friedlander

Jonathan Friedlander directs the outreach program for the UCLA Near East Center and is the...

Jonathan Cook

Jonathan Cook is a freelance writer based in Nazareth and winner of the 2011 Martha Gellhorn...

Jon Unruh

Jon Unruh is associate professor of geography at McGill University.

Jon C. Swanson

Jon C. Swanson lived for six years in Yemen studying rural society and migration, and for eight...

John Sfakianakis

John Sfakianakis is a research fellow at Harvard University, Center for Middle Eastern Studies...

John Schaefer

John Schaefer is assistant professor of anthropology at Miami University of Ohio.

John Prendergast

John Prendergast works at the Center of Concern in Washington, DC.

John Patterson

John Patterson is coordinator of the Conflict Resolution Program at the New York Metropolitan...

John P. Entelis

John P. Entelis is professor of political science at Fordham University and editor of the ...

John Mepham

John Mepham teaches philosophy in London and is on the coordinating committee of European...

John M. Willis

John M. Willis is associate professor of history at the University of Colorado and a National...

John Egan

John Egan is a graduate student at the University of Chicago.

John Damis

John Damis was director of Middle East studies at Portland State University.

John Collins

John Collins is associate professor of global studies at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY...

John Chalcraft

John Chalcraft is lecturer in the history and politics of empire/imperialism at the London...

John Berger

John Berger is an art critic and novelist. His critical works include The Success and...

Joel Beinin

Joel Beinin is Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History and professor of Middle East history at...

Joel Bauman

Joel Bauman is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at the New School for Social Research.

Joel Campagna

Joel Campagna is the Middle East and North Africa program coordinator at the Committee to...

Joe Stork

Joe Stork is deputy director of Human Rights Watch's Middle East and North Africa division.

Jock Taft

Jock Taft does independent research on Middle East history. He is active in the Committee for...

Jochen Hippler

Jochen Hippler, a contributing editor of this magazine, is a Political Scientist at the...

Joanne Randa Nucho

Joanne Randa Nucho is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at the University of California-...

JoAnn D'Alisera

JoAnn D'Alisera, a professor in the department of sociology and anthropology, Creighton...

Joan Smith/Kocamahhul

Joan Smith/Kocamahhul is a research assistant for the Strategies of Language Revitalization...

Joan Mandell
Joan Gross

Joan Gross teaches anthropology at Oregon State University.

Jim Quilty

Jim Quilty is a Beirut-based journalist.

Jim Lobe

Jim Lobe is Washington correspondent for the Inter Press Service

Jillian Schwedler

Jillian Schwedler is professor of political science at Hunter College and the Graduate Center at...

Jessica Winegar

Jessica Winegar is assistant professor of anthropology at Northwestern University and an editor...

Jeremy Pressman

Jeremy Pressman is an assistant professor of Political Science at the University of Connecticut...

Jenny White

Jenny White is professor of anthropology at Boston University.

Jennifer R. Ridha

Jennifer R. Ridha is an Iraqi-American lawyer.

Jennifer Olmsted

Jennifer Olmsted is associate professor of economics at Drew University in Madison, NJ.

Jennifer Olmsted

Jennifer Olmsted is assistant professor of economics at Drew University.

Jennifer Loewenstein

Jennifer Loewenstein is the Associate Director of the Middle East Studies Program at the...

Jennifer Derr

Jennifer Derr holds a doctorate in Middle East history from Stanford University.

Jennifer Bell

Jennifer Bell holds a doctorate in political science from New York University.

Jehan Helou

Jehan Helou is a journalist and researcher on the Middle East.

Jeffrey Blankfort

Jeffrey Blankfort is the editor of the Middle East Labor Bulletin in San Francisco.

Jeff McConnell

Jeff McConnell is author of CIA in America, about CIA activities in the United States...

Jeff Halper

Jeff Halper is coordinator of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions.

Jeff Frieden

Jeff Frieden teaches international political economy at UCLA.

Jeff Drumtra

Jeff Drumtra is Senior Advisor on Internal Displacement and Protection in USAID's Bureau for...

Jeannie Sowers

Jeannie Sowers is an associate professor of political science at the University of New Hampshire...

Jeanne A. Butterfield

Jeanne A. Butterfield is executive director of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and...

Jeanette O'Malley

Jeannette O'Malley is a Turkey-based freelance journalist who covers Afghanistan.

Jean-Paul Chagnollaud

Jean-Paul Chagnollaud, a political scientist, is editor of the the journal Confluences...

Jean-Jacques Dethier
Jean-Francois Clement

Jean-Francois Clement teaches philosophy in Nancy, France.

Jean Lachapelle

Jean Lachapelle is a doctoral candidate in political science at the University of Toronto.

Jean Gueyras
Jay O'Brien

Jay O’Brien taught at the Universities of Khartoum and Gezira and did research on...

Jatin Dua

Jatin Dua is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University...

Jason Brownlee

Jason Brownlee is assistant professor of government at University of Texas-Austin.

Jason Pack

Jason Pack is a doctoral candidate in history at Cambridge University.

Janine A. Clark

Janine A. Clark teaches political science at the University of Guelph in Canada.

Janet Bauer

Janet Bauer teaches anthropology and international studies at Trinity College at Hartford, CT....

Janet Abu-Lughod

Janet Abu-Lughod was professor of sociology at Northwestern University.

Jane Kinninmont

Jane Kinninmont is senior research fellow and deputy head of the Middle East and North Africa...

Jane Hunter

Jane Hunter was the editor and publisher of Israeli Foreign Affairs which was published...

Jane Goodman

Jane Goodman is a PhD candidate in anthropology at Brandeis University.

Jamil Khader

Jamil Khader is Dean of Research and professor of English at Bethlehem University in Palestine....

Jamil Dakwar

Jamil Dakwar is a staff attorney at Adalah, a leading Palestinian human rights organization in...

Jamil Hilal

Jamil Hilal is Palestinian writer and sociologist living in the West Bank.

Jamie Stern-Weiner

Jamie Stern-Weiner is an independent researcher. He co-edits New Left Project.

James Spencer

James Spencer is a London-based independent consultant specializing in the political and...

James Petras

James Petras taught sociology at the State University of New York-Binghamton.

James McDougall

James McDougall teaches in the History Department at the School of Oriental and African Studies...

James Ketterer

James Ketterer is a senior associate of the International Development Group of the State...

James Fine

James Fine spent the summer of 1991 in Iraq as a consultant on relief and reconstruction for the...

James Faris

James Faris teaches anthropology at the University of Connecticut.

James E. Bishara

James E. Bishara is an editor of this publication.

James Cypher

James Cypher teaches economics at California State University-Fresno.

James A. Reilly

James A. Reilly teaches history in the department of Middle East and Islamic Studies at the...

James A. Bill

James A. Bill is professor of government at the College of William and Mary.

James Paul

James Paul was publisher of Middle East Report from 1980-1988. He recently retired from...

Jamal Rashid

Jamal Rashid writes from Pakistan on the Middle East and South Asia for the Financial Times...

Jake Hess

Jake Hess is a freelance writer based in Washington, DC. He can be reached at jakerhess [at]...

Jacqueline Armijo

Jacqueline Armijo is associate professor of international affairs at Qatar University.

Jacob Mundy

Jacob Mundy is assistant professor of peace and conflict studies at Colgate University and...

Jack Trumpbour

Jack Trumpbour teaches at Harvard Law School.

Jack Colhoun

Jack Colhoun, a Washington-based reporter, was Washington correspondent for the Guardian...

Jack Brown

Jack Brown is editor of the forthcoming review International Boulevard.

Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani, a Cairo-based journalist, operates The Arabist website.

Issam Naaman

Issam Naaman is a lawyer and political writer in Lebanon. He was a member of Lebanon's...

Islah Jad

Islah Jad is a member of the Women’s Studies Program and a faculty member in the...

Isis Nusair

Isis Nusair is associate professor of women’s studies and international studies at Denison...

Işik Urla Zeytinoğlu

Işik Urla Zeytinoğlu is a professor at McMaster University.

Isam al-Khafaji

Isam al-Khafaji is an Iraqi social scientist and a contributing editor of Middle East Report...

Isabelle Humphries

Isabelle Humphries has worked with Palestinian human rights NGOs on both sides of the Green Line...

Irvin Cemil Schick

Irvin Cemil Schick is a systems engineer doing research in estimation and control theory.

Iris Glosemeyer

Iris Glosemeyer is research assistant at the Stiftung Wisenschaft and Politik in Berlin.

Irene Gendzier

Irene Gendzier teaches political science at Boston University.

Ingrid Gassner-Jaradat

Ingrid Gassner-Jaradat is coordinator of the Project for the Palestinian Residency & Refugee...

Inas Tewfik

Inas Tewfik is a researcher at a development consultancy firm.

Imran Aslam

Imran Aslam is a senior Pakistani journalist and president of Geo TV Network.

Imad Mansour

Imad Mansour is faculty lecturer in the Department of Political Science at McGill University.

Ilana Feldman

Ilana Feldman is professor of anthropology at George Washington University.

Ilan Pappe

Ilan Pappe is professor of Middle East history at the University of Exeter.

Ilan Halevi
Iftikhar Ahmad
Ibrahim Al-Marashi

Ibrahim Al-Marashi is assistant professor of history at California State University-San Marcos...

Ibrahim Abu-Lughod

Ibrahim Abu-Lughod was professor of Middle East politics at Northwestern University.

Ian Williams

Ian Williams covers the UN for Middle East International and Foreign Policy in Focus.

Ian Urbina

Ian Urbina was outreach editor at MERIP from 2000-2003.

I. M. Lewis

I. M. Lewis is professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics. He is the author of...

I-wei Jennifer Chang

I-wei Jennifer Chang is a writer and researcher on Chinese foreign policy, Asian politics and...

Humeira Iqtidar

Humeira Iqtidar is a research fellow at the Center of South Asian Studies and at King’s...

Hugh Roberts

Hugh Roberts is an independent writer, lecturer and consultant based in Cairo.

Huda Ahmed

Huda Ahmed reports from Baghdad for McClatchy newspapers.

Hossam El-Hamalawy

Hossam El-Hamalawy is a Cairo-based journalist and blogger.

Hossam el-Hamalawy

Hossam el-Hamalawy is a Cairo-based journalist and blogger.

Hossam Bahgat

Hossam Bahgat is an Egyptian human rights activist.

Hosam Aboul-Ela

Hosam Aboul-Ela teaches English at the University of Houston and is translator of Soleiman...

Homa Hoodfar

Homa Hoodfar teaches anthropology at Concordia University in Montreal.

Hisham Mubarak

Hisham Mubarak is director of the Center for Human Rights Legal Aid in Cairo.

Hisham Aidi

Hisham Aidi is contributing editor of Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Culture, Politics...

Hisham Melhem

Hisham Melhem is a journalist who has been Washington correspondent for the Lebanese daily ...

Hiram Ruiz

Hiram Ruiz is the Director of Refugee Services for the Florida Department of Children and...

Hilton Obenzinger

Hilton Obenzinger is the author of Cannibal Eliot, or The Lost Histories of San Francisco...

Hilal Elver

Hilal Elver is a visiting professor of global and international studies at the University of...

Hicham Bou Nassif

Hicham Bou Nassif is a doctoral candidate in political science at Indiana University.

Hesham Sallam

Hesham Sallam is associate director of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at Stanford...

Herro Kader Mustafa
Herbert Docena

Herbert Docena works with Focus on the Global South, a policy research center based in Bangkok....

Helena Cobban

Helena Cobban is the author of The PLO: People, Power, Politics and is completing a new...

Heiko Wimmen

Heiko Wimmen is a program manager for the Middle East office of the Heinrich Böll...

Hedi Abdel-Jaouad

Hedi Abdel-Jaouad teaches French at Skidmore College.

Heba Saleh

Heba Saleh is a freelance journalist who has covered Algeria since 1993.

Heba Morayef

Heba Morayef is an Egyptian human rights defender based in Cairo. She has worked for Human...

Heba Gowayed

Heba Gowayed is a doctoral candidate in sociology at Princeton University.

Hayden Bates

Hayden Bates is an Arab studies and public health major at Davidson College.

Hayat Kabasakal

Hayat Kabasakal is a professor at Bogaziçi University.

Haya al-Mughni

Haya al-Mughni is a sociologist currently working at the Public Authority for Assessment of...

Hatim Kanaaneh

Hatim Kanaaneh is a founding member of the Galilee Society for Health Research and Services, a...

Hassan Jabareen

Hassan Jabareen is director of Adalah, the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel.

Hassan Fattah

Hassan Fattah is a reporter for the New York Times.

Hans M. Kristensen

Hans M. Kristensen is a senior researcher at Greenpeace in Washington, DC.

Hannah Davis

Hannah Davis has a PhD in anthropology from New York University.

Hanna Batatu

Hanna Batatu is author of The Old Social Classes and Revolutionary Movements of Iraq (...

Hani Hourani

Hani Hourani is a researcher on Jordanian politics and social history and founder and director-...

Hanan Kholoussy

Hanan Kholoussy is assistant professor of history and Middle East studies at the American...

Hamza Alavi

Hamza Alavi, a Pakistani, is a retired academic who taught sociology at the University of...

Hamit Bozarslan

Hamit Bozarslan is a researcher at the Marc Bloch Center in Berlin.

Hamid Naficy

Hamid Naficy is a professor of communications at Northwestern University. He has produced many...

Haleh Vaziri

Haleh Vaziri is a political scientist based in Washington, D.C.

Haldun Gulalp

Haldun Gülalp is a professor of political science at Yildiz Technical University in...

Haiyun Ma

Haiyun Ma is assistant professor of history at Frostburg State University in Maryland.

Hady Amr

Hady Amr, a member of the MERIP board, is a consultant for the World Bank.

Hadani Ditmars

Hadani Ditmars is a freelance journalist based in Canada.

Habib Ayeb

Habib Ayeb is associate professor of geography at Université Paris 8.

Gwenn Okruhlik

Gwenn Okruhlik is an independent scholar of development and opposition in Saudi Arabia.

Gudrun Kramer

Gudrun Kramer is Senior Research Fellow at the Stifling Wissenschaft und Politik in Germany and...

Gregory Johnsen

Gregory D. Johnsen, a former Fulbright fellow in Yemen, is a doctoral candidate in history and...

Gregory White

Gregory White teaches political science at Smith College.

Gregg Carlstrom

Gregg Carlstrom is a journalist with Al Jazeera English based in Doha.

Greg Feldman

Greg Feldman is a political anthropologist teaching at Simon Fraser University. He is author of...

Graham Usher

Graham Usher is a writer and journalist and a contributing editor of Middle East Report...

Graciela Malgesini

Graciela Malgesini is a coordinator with the Centro de Investigacion para la Paz in Madrid,...

Gözde Güran

Gözde Güran is a doctoral candidate in sociology at Princeton University.

Glenn Bowman

Glenn Bowman teaches anthropology at University College in London.

Glen Rangwala

Glen Rangwala is a lecturer in politics at Cambridge University.

Gill Lusk

Gill Lusk is deputy editor of African Confidential. She spent many years in Sudan as a...

Gilbert Achcar

Gilbert Achcar teaches politics and sociology at the University of Paris VIII. His most recent...

Gil Hochberg
Ghassan Salameh

Ghassan Salameh is a Rockefeller Fellow and is writing about US policy in Lebanon. His article...

Ghassan Bishara

Ghassan Bishara was media director for the Middle East Research and Information Project.

Gershon Shafir

Gershon Shafir is professor of sociology at the University of California-San Diego, past...

Gerhard Lichtenthaeler

Gerhard Lichtenthaeler holds a doctorate in water geography from the School of Oriental and...

Gerasimos Tsourapas

Gerasimos Tsourapas is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Politics and International...

Gerard Michaud

Gerard Michaud is a scholar who lived in Syria for many years.

Georges Sabagh

Georges Sabagh is director of the von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies at the...

Georges Corm

Georges Corm is a political economist and author of The Fragmentation of the Middle East:...

George Rishmawi

George Rishmawi is a Palestinian nonviolence peace activist from Beit Sahour near Bethlehem,...

George R. Trumbull IV

George R. Trumbull IV teaches Middle East history at Dartmouth College and is an editor of ...

Georg Stauth

Georg Stauth teaches sociology at the National University of Singapore.

Geoffrey D. Porter

Geoffrey D. Porter holds a Ph.D. in Middle East history from New York University.

Geoffrey Aronson

Geoffrey Aronson is editor of the Report on Israeli Settlement in the Occupied Territories...

Geoff Hartman

Geoff Hartman was editor of Middle East Report from 1996-1998.

Gennaro Gervasio

Gennaro Gervasio is lecturer in Middle East politics at the British University in Egypt.

Geneive Abdo

Geneive Abdo is the Iran-based correspondent for The Guardion of London and the author...

Gayle Smith

Gayle Smith is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, and formerly Special...

Gavin Kitching

Gavin Kitching is lecturer at the Centre for Development Studies, Swansea College, in Wales, and...

Gary Sussman

Gary Sussman is based at Tel Aviv University.

Gary Nigel Howe

Gary Nigel Howe teaches international economics in Mexico City.

Gareth Porter

Gareth Porter is an investigative historian and journalist specializing in US national security...

Garay Menicucci

Garay Menicucci is associate director of the Office of International Students and Scholars at...

Gamze Çavdar

Gamze Çavdar is an assistant professor of political science at Colorado State University...

Gamal 'Abdel 'Aziz

Gamal 'Abdel 'Aziz, a lawyer specializing in human rights and labor cases, has served as...

Gad Barzilai

Gad Barzilai is professor of international studies, law, and political science at the University...

Gabriele vom Bruck

Gabriele vom Bruck is senior lecturer in the social anthropology of the Middle East at the...

Gabriel Piterberg

Gabriel Piterberg teaches Middle Eastern history at Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

Fred Halliday

Fred Halliday (1946-2010) was a long-time contributing editor of this magazine and a professor...

Fred H. Lawson

Fred H. Lawson, a contributing editor of this magazine and James Irvine professor of government...

Francesco Cavatorta

Francesco Cavatorta is senior lecturer in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City...

Francesca de Châtel

Francesca de Châtel is a journalist and editor specializing in water issues in the Arab...

Fouzi El-Asmar

Fouzi El-Asmar is author of To Be an Arab in Israel.

Fouad Moughrabi

Fouad Moughrabi teaches political science at the University of Tennessee at Chattanoga. He has...

Firat Bozcali

Firat Bozcali is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Stanford University...

Fida Adely

Fida Adely is assistant professor and the Clovis and Hala Maksoud Chair in Arab Studies at...

Feroz Ahmad

Feroz Ahmad taught history at the University of Massachusetts-Boston.

Fayza Hassan

Fayza Hassan is an editor at Al-Ahram Weekly in Cairo.

Fawwaz Traboulsi

Fawwaz Traboulsi, a Lebanese writer living in Paris, is editor of Zawaya, a political...

Fatma Khafagy

Fatma Khafagy is assistant professor of sociology at Cairo University.

Fatima Mernissi

Fatima Mernissi is a sociologist at Morocco’s Institute Universitaire de Recherche...

Fatemeh Ziai

Fatemeh Ziai is counsel at Human Rights Watch/Middle East and author of the Humans Rights Watch/...

Fatemeh Sadeghi

Fatemeh Sadeghi is an independent researcher specializing in political science and gender...

Farzaneh Milani

Farzaneh Milani is professor of Persian literature and women’s studies at the University of...

Farideh Farhi

Farideh Farhi is an independent researcher and an affiliate of the Graduate Faculty of Political...

Farhad Khosrokhavar

Farhad Khosrokhavar is professor at the Ecole des Hautes en Sciences Sociales in Paris and...

Farha Ghannam

Farha Ghannam is a PhD candidate in anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin.

Fareed Mohamedi

Fareed Mohamedi is vice president for industry analysis at Statoil.

Fareed Ezzedine
Fantu Cheru

Fantu Cheru has been the Research Director of the Nordic Africa Institute since August 2007. He...

Faleh A. Jabar

Faleh A. Jabar is the Director of the Iraq Institute for Strategic Studies in Beirut.

Fadia Rafeedie
Fadi Hirzalla

Fadi Hirzalla is a doctoral candidate in political science at the University of Amsterdam and a...

F. Gregory Gause

F. Gregory Gause, III is associate professor of political science at the University of Vermont...

Ewan Stein

Ewan Stein is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for the Advanced Study of the Arab World,...

Evren Balta-Paker

Evren Balta-Paker is a professor of political science at Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul...

Evren Savcı

Evren Savcı is assistant professor of women and gender studies at San Francisco State University...

Evelyne Accad
Eugene Rogan

Eugene Rogan is a fellow at St. Anthony’s College and lectures in the modern history of...

Etel Adnan

Etel Adnan is a poet living in Sausalito, CA.

Esther Howard

Esther Howard is a writer on Middle East issues living in England.

Ervand Abrahamian

Ervand Abrahamian is a CUNY Distinguished Professor in the Department of History, Baruch College...

Ertugrul Kurkcu

Ertugrul Kurkcu is a freelance journalist and coordinator of the Independent Communication...

Ertugrul Ahmet Tonak

Ertugrul Ahmet Tonak holds a doctorate in economics from the New School for Social Research in...

Erskine Childers

Erskine Childers was a UN civil servant, as well as a writer and broadcaster specializing in...

Erkan Akin
Erika Post
Erik Floden

Erik Floden was director of the Arms Trade Oversight Project at the Council for a Livable World...

Eric Rouleau

Eric Rouleau was the long-time chief foreign correspondent of Le Monde.

Eric Reeves

Eric Reeves is professor of English at Smith College in Massachusetts.  He has written...

Eric Hooglund

Eric Hooglund is a professor at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and editor of the Middle East...

Eric Denis

Eric Denis is a researcher at the SEDET Research Center of CNRS-Paris 7 University.

Eric Davis

Eric Davis is professor of political science at Rutgers University. He is author, most recently...

Ergin Yildizoğlu

Ergin Yildizoğlu lives in London and edits a monthly newsletter on Turkey.

Eqbal Ahmad

Eqbal Ahmad teaches at Hampshire College.

Engseng Ho

Engseng Ho is professor of cultural anthropology and history at Duke University.

Emmanuel Farjoun

Emmanuel Farjoun teaches mathematics at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Emma Murphy

Emma Murphy is a scholar affiliated with the Center for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies in...

Emma Murphy

Emma Murphy graduated with a B.S. from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service...

Emad Ferdows

Emad Ferdows teaches economics in the United States.

Ellis Goldberg

Ellis Goldberg is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Washington.

Elliott Colla

Elliott Colla is author of Baghdad Central (London: Bitter Lemon Press, 2014). He...

Ellen Gruenbaum

Ellen Gruenbaum spent five years in Sudan in the 1970s. She returned for further anthropological...

Ellen Fleischmann

Ellen Fleischmann completed her dissertation on the Palestinian women’s movement during...

Ellen Cantarow

Ellen Cantarow is a Boston-based writer.

Ella Shohat

Ella Shohat teaches cinema and cultural studies at CUNY. SHe is the author of Israeli...

Elizabeth Warnock Fernea

Elizabeth Warnock Fernea was professor emeritus of English and Middle East studies at the...

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor lives in Cairo and is studying the impact of labor migration on rural Egypt.

Elizabeth Rosenberg

Elizabeth Rosenberg is an M.A. candidate in the Program in Near Eastern Studies at New York...

Elizabeth Dickinson

Elizabeth Dickinson is a Gulf-based freelance journalist and Middle East correspondent and...

Elisabeth Longuenesse

Elisabeth Longuenesse is a researcher at the Institut Français du Proche-Orient in Beirut...

Elif Shafak

Elif Shafak is an award-winning Turkish novelist. Her latest novel in English is The Saint...

Elie Goldschmidt

Elie Goldschmidt is a social and cultural anthropologist at L'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en...

Elias Khoury
Elfi Pallis

Elfi Pallis is editor of Israel Mirror, which provides translations from the Hebrew...

Eleanor Abdella Doumato

Eleanor Abdella Doumato is adjunct research professor at the Watson Institute for International...

Efraim Davidi

Efraim Davidi is a freelance journalist in Israel.

Edward Thomas

Edward Thomas is a freelance journalist.

Edward Said
Edward Danforth

Edward Danforth teaches politics at Cochise College and is an Associate Member of the Center for...

Ebru Kayaalp

Ebru Kayaalp is an assistant professor on the communications faculty at Istanbul Sehir...

Douglas Gritzinger
Doug Henwood

Doug Henwood edits Left Business Observer in New York.

Dorie Wilsnack

Dorie Wilsnack was the anti-intervention program coordinator at the Mobilization for Survival....

Dori Aronson

Dori Aronson is a clinical social worker at the Washington Hospital Center.

Donatella Della Ratta

Donatella Della Ratta is a Ph.D. fellow at the University of Copenhagen and the Danish Institute...

Don Will

Don Will was resource specialist for Middle East affairs at the United Methodist Office for the...

Don Wagner

Don Wagner is professor of religion and director of the Center for Middle East Studies at North...

Djavad Salehi-Isfahani

Djavad Salehi-Isfahani is a former MERIP Board Member, and is a professor of economics at...

Dirk Vandewalle

Dirk Vandewalle is traveling in North Africa as a fellow of the Institute for Current World...

Dipesh Chakrabarty

Dipesh Chakrabarty teaches at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Dina Zayed

Dina Zayed holds a Masters in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford...

Dina Rizk Khoury

Dina Rizk Khoury is professor of history at George Washington University.

Dina Ramadan

Dina Ramadan is assistant professor of Arabic at Bard College.

Dilip Hiro

Dilip Hiro is a long-time journalist.

Diane Singerman

Diane Singerman is associate professor of government at American University.

Diane Riskedahl

Diane Riskedahl is a linguistic anthropologist who is currently an independent researcher based...

Diane Johnstone

Diane Johnstone is the Europe correspondent for In These Times.

Diana Johnstone

Diana Johnstone is a Paris-based political writer.

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Diana Abu-Jaber, a novelist, is currently writer-in-residence at Portland State University. Her...

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Desmond Tutu
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Dennis Sammut is currently doing research at the London School of Economics and Politics. He was...

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Denise Natali

Denise Natali is a senior research fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies at...

Denis Sullivan

Denis Sullivan is professor of political science at Northeastern University and director of the...

Denis Halliday

Denis Halliday is a former United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq.

Denis Doyon

Denis Doyon was an organizer with Mobilization for Survival in Milwaukee.

Deborah J. Gerner

Deborah J. Gerner (1956-2006) taught political science at the University of Kansas and was an...

Deborah Harrold

Deborah Harrold is a professor of political science with a focus on the Middle East and North...

David Warburton

David Warburton is the Director of American Institute of Yemeni Studies in San‘a.

David Seddon

David Seddon teaches at the University of East Anglia and was a contributing editor of this...

David McMurray

An editor of this magazine, David McMurray teaches anthropology at Oregon State University.

David Koff

David Koff is a filmmaker whose work includes Black Man’s Land, Blacks...

David Katz

David Katz is project coordinator for Friends of the Earth-Middle East.

David Isenberg

David Isenberg is a senior research analyst at the Center for Defense Information in Washington...

David H. Price

David H. Price is professor of anthropology at St. Martin’s University.

David Cortright

David Cortright was the Executive Director of SANE from 1978-1987. The author of Soldiers in...

David Barchard

David Barchard was the Ankara-based correspondent for the BBC and the Guardian.

David Crawford

David Crawford teaches anthropology at Fairfield University.

Daud Munir

Daud Munir is a doctoral candidate in politics at Princeton University.

Darryl Li

Darryl Li is an anthropologist and attorney based at Yale University. He is an editor of ...

Darrow Zeidenstein

Darrow Seidenstein is a lecturer in the department of anthropology at the University of Texas in...

Danny Reachard

Danny Reachard holds a doctorate in sociology from American University in Washington, DC.

Daniel Volman

Daniel Volman is director of the African Security Research Project in Washington, DC.

Daniel Large

Daniel Large is assistant professor at the School of Public Policy at Central European...

Daniel Burton-Rose

Daniel Burton-Rose, a journalist living in Washington, DC, participated in the spring 1997...

Dan Connell

Dan Connell, the author of numerous books and articles on Eritrea, is a contributing editor of...

Dalia Abd El-Hameed

Dalia Abd El-Hameed is gender and women's rights officer at the Egyptian Initiative for...

Dale Bishop

Dale Bishop is Middle East executive for the United Church Board of World Ministries and the...

Cynthia Nelson

Cynthia Nelson was professor of anthropology at the American University in Cairo.

Cynthia Myntti

Cynthia Myntti is a professor at the American University of Beirut.

Cynthia Lloyd

Cynthia Lloyd works in the research division of the Population Council in New York.

Curtis Ryan

Curtis Ryan is associate professor of political science at Appalachian State University in North...

Cortni Kerr

Cortni Kerr is a teacher and former MERIP intern living in Bahrain.

Colin Rowat

Colin Rowat is professor of economics at the University of Birmingham, UK.

Claudia Wright

Claudia Wright is the Washington correspondent for the New Statesman (London) and ...

Claudia Gazzini

Claudia Gazzini is a visiting fellow in the Program of African Studies at Northwestern...

Clarissa Bencomo

Clarisa Bencomo is Human Rights Watch's children's rights researcher for the Middle East...

Cindi Katz

Cindi Katz is completing a book on children and environment in rural Sudan.

Christopher Parker

Christopher Parker is assistant professor of political and social science at Ghent University in...

Christopher Paine

Christopher Paine, a former MERIP editor, works at the Federation of American Scientists.

Christopher M. Davidson

Christopher M. Davidson, a senior lecturer in the School of Government and International Affairs...

Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens has been a columnist for several new sources including The Nation...

Christopher Alexander

Christopher Alexander teaches political science at Texas A&M Unviersity.

Christoph Wilcke

Christoph Wilcke is a Middle East specialist who has conducted fieldwork in Iraq for...

Christiane Fröhlich

Christiane Fröhlich is a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Peace Research and Security...

Christian Sinclair

Christian Sinclair is assistant director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University...

Christian Parenti

Christian Parenti is a professor at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vt. He...

Christian Huxley

Christian Huxley is a journalist specializing in Middle East affairs.

Chris Toensing
Chris Smith

Chris Smith is a freelance journalist based in Ramallah, the West Bank.

Chris Kutschera

Chris Kutschera, a freelance journalist based in Paris, has been writing on the Kurds since 1971...

Chris Goodey

Chris Goodey teaches industrial sociology at Ruskin College, Oxford University, and is working...

Chibli Mallat

Chibli Mallat is a professor of Middle Eastern law and politics at the S.J. Quinney College of...

Cheryl Rubenberg

Cheryl Rubenberg, formerly associate professor of political science at Florida International...

Charmaine Seitz

Charmaine Seitz is a writer based in Ramallah in the West Bank.

Charles Tilly

Charles Tilly directs the Center for Studies of Social Change at the New School for Social...

Charles Simpson

Charles Simpson is a researcher at the Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies, specializing...

Charles Schmitz

Charles Schmitz is associate professor of geography at Towson University in Baltimore.

Charles Knight

Charles Knight is co-director of the Project on Defense Alternatives and a founding member of...

Charles Hirschkind

Charles Hirshkind is a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology at Johns Hopkins University.

Charles Glass

Charles Glass was a correspondent for ABC News.

Charles D. Smith

Charles D. Smith, professor of Middle East history at the University of Arizona, is the author...

Chantal Tetreault

Chantal Tetreault is assistant professor of anthropology at the University of North Carolina-...

Cemil Aydin

Cemil Aydin is associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill...

Celia Rothenberg

Celia Rothenberg is a Rockefeller Fellow at the Center for the Study of Religion at the...

Cecilia Baeza

Cecilia Baeza is lecturer at the Getulio Vargas Foundation in São Paulo, Brazil. She is co-...

Catherine Sweet

Catherine Sweet holds a Ph.D. in political science from UCLA.

Catherine Cook

Catherine Cook is a former media coordinator for Middle East Report.

Carsten Wieland

Carsten Wieland is an author and political consultant. See his website at...

Carolyn Nordstrom

Carolyn Nordstrom is professor of anthropology at the University of Notre Dame and author, most...

Carolyn L. Gates

Carolyn L. Gates is a writer and researcher specializing in modern Lebanese history.

Carah Ong

Carah Ong is a policy analyst at the Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation in Washington...

Camilo Gomez-Rivas

Camilo Gomez-Rivas teaches at Willamette University in Oregon.

Callie Maidhof

Callie Maidhof is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at the University of California-Berkeley...

Burhan al-Mufti

Burhan al-Mufti is an Iraqi columnist.

Bruce Dunne

Bruce Dunne was vice chair of the board of directors of MERIP from 1998-2009.

Brent Eng

Brent Eng, based in Amman, is a reporter and translator for Syria Direct, a non-profit news...

Boutheina Cheriet

Boutheina Cheriet teaches comparative education and the sociology of education at the University...

Bishara Bahbah

Bishara Bahbah is author of Israel and Latin America: The Military Connection (St....

Bill Frelick

Bill Frelick is director of Human Rights Watch’s refugee program and previously directed...

Bill Farrell

Bill Farrell is a lawyer who writes frequently on Middle East issues.

Bilgin Ayata

Bilgin Ayata is a doctoral candidate in political science at the Johns Hopkins University.

Bilal El-Amine

Bilal El-Amine is editor of Left Turn and anti-war activist in New York.

Bijan Khajehpour

Bijan Khajehpour is a Tehran-based strategic consultant and chairman of Atieh Bahar Consulting...

Beverley Milton-Edwards

Beverley Milton-Edwards is a Professor of Politics at Queen's University of Belfast.

Beshara Doumani

Beshara Doumani is a former editor of Middle East Report

Bertus Hendriks

Bertus Hendriks is a journalist and former senior Middle East editor for Radio Netherlands...

Bernard Sabella

Bernard Sabella is chair of the social sciences department of Bethlehem University.

Bernard Hourcade

Bernard Hourcade is a researcher with the Monde Iranien group at the Centre Nationale de la...

Benoît Challand

Benoît Challand is associate professor of sociology at the New School for Social Research...

Benjamin Smith

Benjamin Smith is assistant professor of georgraphy at Florida International University.

Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi

Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi is the author of Original Sins (Pluto, 1992) and of Despair...

Benaiah Yongo-Bure

Benaiah Yongo-Bure is a professor of social studies at Kettering University.

Ben Rose

Ben Rose is a Cairo-based writer.

Bekah Wolf

Bekah Wolf is a third-year student at the University of California-Hastings College of the Law...

Bayann Hamid

Bayann Hamid is the media coordinator for MERIP. She holds a Bachelor of Science in...

Bassel Salloukh

Bassel Salloukh teaches political science at the American University in Sharjah in the United...

Bassam Yousif

Bassam Yousif is associate professor of economics at Indiana State University.

Bassam Tibi

Bassam Tibi is professor of international relations at the University of Göttingen.

Bassam Haddad

Bassam Haddad is director of the Middle East Program at George Mason Univesity and an editor of...

Basil Davidson

Basil Davidson has written more than 20 books on African political and social history.

Bashir Abu-Manneh

Bashir Abu-Manneh is an assistant professor of English at Barnard College.

Bashar Tarabieh

Bashar Tarabieh, was is from Majdal Shams in the Golan Heights, attended Hebrew University and...

Basak Kus

Basak Kus is assistant professor of sociology at Wesleyan University and a faculty fellow at the...

Baruch Kimmerling

Baruch Kimmerling is professor of sociology of politics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem...

Barbara Ibrahim

Barbara Ibrahim is on the staff of the Population Council’s Cairo office.

Barbara Harlow

Barbara Harlow is professor of comparative literature at the University of Texas-Austin.

Bakary Tandia

Bakary Tandia works for the Committee for the Defense of Human Rights in Mauritania.

Bahman Abdollahi

Bahman Abdollahi is a writer and researcher.

B. D. Hopkins

B. D. Hopkins is assistant professor of history and international affairs at the George...

Azzedine Layachi

Azzedine Layachi is professor of government and politics at St. John's University in New...

Azmi Bishara

Azmi Bishara taught philosophy at Birzeit University.

Aziz Rana

Aziz Rana is assistant professor of law at Cornell Law School and author of The Two Faces of...

Azar Tabari

Azar Tabari is author of a dissertation on land reform in Iran.

Azam Khatam

Azam Khatam is an urban sociologist, a member of the Iran Sociological Association and a member...

Azadeh Niknam

Azadeh Niknam is a jurist based in Paris.

Azadeh Kian

Azadeh Kian is a professor of sociology and gender studies at the University of Paris 7-Diderot...

Ayşe Kadıoğlu

Ayşe Kadıoğlu is an associate professor of political science at Sabanci University in Istanbul...

Aydin Özipek

Aydin Özipek is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at Northwestern University.

Aviv Lavie

Aviv Lavie is an Israeli journalist.

Atallah Kuttab

Atallah Kuttab taight civil engineering at Birzeit University in the West Bank and has worked as...

Asya El-Meehy

Asya El-Meehy is officer of governance and public administration at United Nations-ESCWA. This...

Aslı Ilgıt

Aslı Ilgıt is assistant professor of political science at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter...

Aslı Bâli

Aslı Bâli is assistant professor of law at the UCLA School of Law.

Aslı Aydıntaşbaş

Aslı Aydıntaşbaş is a Turkish journalist who is working as a foreign correspondent while...

Asher Davidi

Asher Davidi is the labor correspondent for the Israeli daily Davar.

Asef Bayat

Asef Bayat, a contributing editor of Middle East Report, teaches sociology at the...

As'ad AbuKhalil

As‘ad AbuKhalil is professor of political science at California State University,...

Arun Kapil

Arun Kapil is a professor at the Paris Center for Critical Studies (CIEE) and an adjunct...

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam teaches international relations at the University of Oxford.

Arang Keshavarzian

Arang Keshavarzian is associate professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic studies at New York...

Aomar Boum

Aomar Boum is assistant professor in the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies and...

Anya Stone

Anya Stone is a researcher and writer with the International Women's Network in Jerusalem....

Anthony Shadid

Anthony Shadid is a Middle East correspondent for the New York Times.

Anthony B. Toth
Anthony Alessandrini

Anthony Alessandrini is a M.A. candidate in the Program in Near Eastern Studies at New York...

Annelle Sheline

Annelle Sheline is doctoral candidate in political science at George Washington University.

Anne-Linda Amira Augustin

Anne-Linda Amira Augustin is a research fellow with the network “Reconfigurations: History,...

Anne Norton

Anne Norton is a professor of government at the University of Texas at Austin.

Anne Meneley

Anne Meneley is professor of anthropology at Trent University in Canada.

Anne Marie Baylouny

Anne Marie Baylouny is an assistant professor at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA...

Annabelle Sreberny

Annabelle Sreberny is professor of global media and communications at the University of London-...

Anna Wurth

Anna Wurth is a PhD candidate in the department of Islamic Studies at the Free University of...

Anna Wuerth

Anna Wuerth is a researcher at Das Deutsche Institut fur Menschenrechte in Berlin.

Anna Ohannessian-Charpin

Anna Ohannessian-Charpin is a social anthropologist who specializes in the Bedouin people of the...

Ann Zimmerman

Ann Zimmerman worked with Kurdish television stations in northern Iraq in 1992 producing health...

Ann Lesch

Ann Lesch visited Kuwait from May 25 to June 3, 1991 with Kenneth Roth, deputy director of Human...

Ann Barhoum

Ann Barhoum is the president of Najda: Women Concerned about the Middle East.

Anjali Kamat

Anjali Kamat is a correspondent for Al Jazeera’s Fault Lines and an editor of...

Anita Vitullo Khoury

Anita Vitullo Khoury lives in Jerusalem and writes on Palestinian development issues.

Anh Nga Longva

Anh Nga Longva teaches at the University of Bergen in Norway.

Andy Hilton

Andy Hilton is an independent researcher and editor.

Andy Clarno

Andy Clarno is assistant professor of sociology and African-American studies at the University...

Andrew Whitley

Andrew Whitley, formerly the executive director of Human Rights Watch/Middle East, was also on...

Andrew Flores

Andrew Flores was a research fellow in the Political Science department, University of Erlangen...

Andrea Teti

Andrea Teti is director of the University of Aberdeen's Centre for Global Security and...

Andre Bank

Andre Bank is based at the Center for Conflict Studies of Philipps University in Marburg,...

Amy Zalman

Amy Zalman holds a doctorate in Middle Eastern studies from New York University.

Amy Aisen Kallander

Amy Aisen Kallander is a historian of modern Tunisia and an assistant professor of Middle East...

Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin
Ammiel Alcalay

Ammiel Alcalay teaches classical and Oriental literatures at Queens College in New York.

Amira Howeidy

Amira Howeidy is a Cairo-based journalist.

Amira Hass

Amira Hass is the Gaza correspondent for Ha-Aretz, an Israeli daily newspaper.

Amir Hassanpour

Amir Hassanpour teaches communication studies and is author of Nationalism and Language in...

Amelie Barras

Amélie Barras is a visiting lecturer at the Graduate Institute of International Relations in...

Amanda Ufheil-Somers

Amanda Ufheil-Somers is assistant editor of Middle East Report.

Amanda Rogers

Amanda Rogers is Andrew Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Institute for Research in the...

Amal Sabri

Amal Sabri is director of the environment and development program of the Association for Health...

Amahl Bishara

Amahl Bishara is assistant professor of anthropology at Tufts University. She is the author of...

Alwyn Rouyer

Alwyn Rouyer teaches at the Middle East Center of the Henry M. Jackson School of International...

Altan Yalpat

Altan Yalpat is a social scientist from Turkey.

Allen Graubard

Allen Graubard is a consultant with the Oakland public school system, author of Free the...

Aliza Marcus

Aliza Marcus is a journalist who frequently writes on Turkey.

Alistair Millar

Alistair Millar is president of the Fourth Freedom Forum.

Alisher Ilkhamov

Alisher Ilkhamov is acting director of the Open Society Institute in Tashkent.

Alice Wilson

Alice Wilson is lecturer in social anthropology at the University of Sussex.

Alice Bullard

Alice Bullard is associate professor of history at the School of History, Technology and Society...

Ali Nehmé Hamdan

Ali Nehmé Hamdan is a doctoral candidate in geography at UCLA.

Ali Mudara

Ali Mudara is an Iranian social scientist working in the West.

Ali Jarbawi

Ali Jarbawi taught political science at Birzeit University.

Ali Banuazizi

Ali Banuazizi teaches social psychology and modern Iranian history at Boston College.

Ali Abdalla Abbas

Ali Abdalla Abbas is an English professor at Khartoum University.

Ali Rezaei

Ali Rezaei is a social researcher currently completing doctoral work at the University of...

Alexander Flores

Alexander Flores is coordinator of the postgraduate program for the Middle Eastern studies at...

Alexander Christie-Miller

Alexander Christie-Miller is a Turkey-based freelance journalist who writes for the Times...

Alex Pollock
Alex Lubin

Alex Lubin is professor of American studies at the University of New Mexico and an editor of...

Alex de Waal

Alex de Waal is a co-director of Africa Rights in London.

Alev Ergenç Katrınlı

Alev Ergenç Katrınlı is a professor at September Nine University.

Alev Çınar

Alev Çınar is a postdoctoral fellow at the International Center for Advanced Studies at...

Alec C. Hargreaves

Alec C. Hargreaves is professor of French and francophone studies at Loughborough University in...

Alasdair Drysdale

Alasdair Drysdale teaches in the geography department at the University of New Hampshire.

Alan Richards

Alan Richards teaches economics at the University of California-Santa Cruz.

Alain Gresh

Alain Gresh is chief editor of Le Monde Diplomatique.

Alaa Tartir

Alaa Tartir is program director of Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, a post-doctoral...

Al Miskin
Akram Haniyyah

Akram Haniyyah was editor of al-Sha‘b in Jerusalem.

Ahmet Kemal

Ahmet Kemal was a professor at Istanbul University until his resignation following the September...

Ahmed Rashid

Ahmed Rashid writes from Pakistan on the Middle East and South Asia for The Independent...

Ahmed Kanna

Ahmed Kanna is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Iowa.

Ahmed Aghrout

Ahmed Aghrout is a research fellow at the University of Salford in England.

Ahmed Abdalla

Ahmed Abdalla is the author of The Student Movement and National Politics in Egypt (...

Ahmad Shokr

Ahmad Shokr is a doctoral candidate in Middle East history at New York University and an editor...

Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak

Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak is professor of Persian language and literature at the University of...

Ahmad Beydoun

Ahmad Beydoun is a Lebanese historian, writer and lexicographer.

Ahmad al-Khatib

Ahmad al-Khatib is a Kuwaiti activist and served as a member of Kuwait's parliament until it was...

Agnieszska Paczynska

Agnieszka Paczynska is associate professor of conflict resolution at the Institute for Conflict...

Afshin Matin-Asgari

Afshin Matin-Asgari is professor of Middle East history and religious studies at California...

Afsaneh Najmabadi

Afsaneh Najmabadi is professor of history at Harvard University.

Adi Kuntsman

Adi Kuntsman is Leverhulme Research Fellow at the Research Institute for Cosmopolitan Cultures...

Adam Shatz

Adam Shatz writes for the London Review of Books.

Adam Sabra

Adam Sabra is associate professor of Middle East history at the University of Georgia.

Adam Horowitz

Adam Horowitz is an M.A. candidate in the Program in Near Eastern Studies at New York University...

Adam Hanieh

Adam Hanieh is a human rights consultant and researcher living in Ramallah, the West Bank.

Adam Coogle

Adam Coogle is Middle East researcher for Human Rights Watch.

Adah Kay

Adah Kay is honorary professor at the Cass Business School, City University, London.

Abla Amawi

Abla Amawi received her Phd from Georgetown and then worked there as an assistant professor in...

Abdullah Al-Arian

Abdullah Al-Arian is assistant professor of history at Georgetown University’s School of...

Abdul-Salaam Yousif
Abdul-Latif Khaled

Abdul-Latif Khaled is a senior groundwater hydrologist with the Palestine Hydrology Group.

Abdessamad Dialmy

Abdessamad Dialmy is professor of sociology at Fez University, Morocco and director of...

Abdeslam Maghraoui

Abdeslam Maghraoui is a visiting fellow at the Center for International Studies, Princeton...

Abdallah el-Hassan

Abdallah el-Hassan recently finished his doctorate from the School of Development Studies of the...

Abbie Taylor

Abbie Taylor, formerly research associate with Georgetown University’s Institute for the...

Abbashar Jamal

Abbashar Jamal is a Sudanese scholar living in the United States.

Abbas Abdelkarim

Abbas Abdelkarim recently finished his doctorate at the School of Development Studies of the...

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‘Abd al-Hadi Khalaf is a Bahraini sociologist now living in Sweden.