Eastern, Slavic, and German Studies Faculty

Franck Salameh

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, biographer, and translator of poetry and prose from and into Arabic, French, English, Vernacular Lebanese, and Hebrew.