Professor of Near Eastern Studies; Department Chair
Franck Salameh’s fields of specialization are Minorities in the Middle East, Contemporary Middle Eastern History, History of Ideas and Political Thought, and the Literary, Linguistic, Cultural, and Intellectual Traditions of the States of the Levant. His interests include Linguistic Nationalism, Arabism, Zionism, Francophonie, and the history of French and French Missionaries in the Eastern Mediterranean. Salameh is also a memoirist, anthologist, and translator of poetry and prose from and into Arabic, French, English, Vernacular Lebanese, and Hebrew.
Lebanon’s Jewish Community; Fragments of Lives Arrested, London-UK: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2019, pp. 227.
“A Man for Others; The Life and Times of Lebanese Jesuit Henri Lammens (1862-1937)”, The Journal of the Middle East and Africa, Volume 9, Issue 2, August 2018, 213-236.
The “Other” Middle East; An Anthology of Modern Levantine Literature, New Haven & London: Yale University Press, January 2018, pp. 408.
“Christians of the Holy Land—Exodus, Disintegration, and Ideological Necrophilia,” in John Eibner (ed.) The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017, pp. 211-235.
“Fragments of Lives Arrested; A Memoir of Lebanon’s Jewish Community", Middle Eastern Studies, Volume 52, Issue 4, July 2016, pp. 567-587
Charles Corm: An Intellectual biography of a Twentieth-Century Lebanese “Young Phoenician",Lanham MD: Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield, June 2015, pp. 282.
Language Memory and Identity in the Middle East; The Case for Lebanon, Lanham MD: Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield, May 2010, pp. 332.