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ICS Administrators

Ali Banuazizi
Director

Kathleen Bailey
Associate Director

Susan Leonard
Program Coordinator

Timothy Brennan
Web Designer


 

Political Science

Kathleen Bailey
Central Asian Politics; Russian Politics; Balkans

Ali Banuazizi
Middle Eastern Politics; Political Culture; Religion and Politics

Nasser Behnegar
Early, Modern, and Contemporary Political Theory; American Political Thought; Comparative Ideologies

Paul Christensen
Russian Politics; Social Movements; Globalization

Jonathan Laurence
Western European Politics

Peter Krause
International Security; Middle East Politics; Non-State Violence; Social Movements

Peter Skerry
Racial and Ethnic Politics; Immigration Policy


 

English

Kalpana Seshadri
Bristish Colonialism in India; Political Theory; The Philosophy of Race


 

Theology

Natana Delong-Bas
Theology

Raymond Helmick, S.J.
Faith in Conflict; Theology and the Ethics of War

James Morris
Islamic Theology; Islamic Spirituality; Islamic Philosophy


 

Fine Arts

Sheila Blair
Islamic Art, especially Iran and Central Asia; Art and Architecture under the Mongols; Calligraphy and Books

Jonathan Bloom
Islamic Art and Architecture; The History of Paper; Art in the Medieval Mediterranean World


 

History

Benjamin Braude
Race and the Construction of Collective Identities in the Middle East and Europe; Ottoman History; Jewish History

Prasannan Parthasarathi
Modern South Asian History; British Empire; Labor History; Economic History

Dana Sajdi
Pre-modern Middle Eastern History, especially Ottoman; Popular and Learned Literary Cultures; Historiography; Book History and Urban History


 

Romance Languages & Literatures

Elizabeth Goizueta
Literature; the Arts; History of Islamic Spain

Ourida Mostefai
Enlightenment Orientalism; Colonialism and Post-Colonialism; Citizenship and Naturalization; The Algerian War; North African Immigration in France; Berber Language and Culture


 

Slavic & Eastern Languages and Literatures

M. J. Connolly
Slavic Languages; Slavic Studies; Linguistics

Mariela Dakova
Slavic Studies; Balkan History and Culture; Linguistics; Bulgarian Language

Atef Ghobrial
Arabic Language

Franck Salameh
Arabic Language; Arab Nationalism and Identity; Linguistic Nationalism

Cynthia Simmons
Slavic Studies; Slavic Women; Linguistics


 

Economics

Hossein Kazemi
Monetary Economics; International Finance