Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies; Department Chair
Franck Salameh is associate professor of Near Eastern Studies and Chair of the Department of Slavic and Eastern Languages and literatures. His academic work focuses on the history of ideas, political thought, cultural history, linguistic nationalism, languages, and literary traditions of the Levantine region of the Near East. His scholarly articles and essays have been published in a number of academic journals and media outlets, including Middle Eastern Studies, the Journal of the Middle East and Africa, the Middle East Book Review, the National Interest, and the Jerusalem Post. His books include Language Memory and Identity in the Middle East (2010); Charles Corm: An Intellectual Biography of a 20th Century Lebanese "Young Phoenician" (2015), The Other Middle East: An Anthology of Modern Levantine Literature (2018), and Fragments of Lives Arrested: A Memoir of Lebanon's Jewish Community (2018).
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.