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Center for Middle Eastern Studies

College of Liberal Arts

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The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, established in 1960, offers some 300 Middle East language and area studies courses each year. The Center provides a supportive environment for faculty researching and teaching on the Middle East throughout the University, which are carried out by 150 scholars with faculty appointments in 22 departments. The Center offers an interdisciplinary program in Middle Eastern Studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The stature of its faculty and the quality of its events, educational outreach, and publication programs have brought the Center national and international recognition in the field of Middle Eastern Studies. 

CMES Staff