CCAS’ Noureddine Jebnoun recently published Tunisia’s National Intelligence: Why “Rogue Elephants” Fail to Reform with New Academia Publishing. Drawing on extensive fieldwork and original data, his book examines the political and security evolution of Tunisia’s national intelligence in the post-independence era.
Prof. Daniel Neep was awarded a 2017 Public Scholar Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support his research on the making of modern Syria. The Public Scholar program aims to make academic research more accessible to a broad readership.
Michael Hudson, CCAS Emeritus Professor of Arab Studies and International Relations, writes in Fortune that the U.S. should be wary of aligning too closely with any particular regional player in regard to the 9/11 lawsuits.
Smithsonian Institute interviews CCAS’ Susan Douglass on approaches to teaching about world religions and the need for more inclusive worldviews.
On February 8, CCAS’ Joseph Sassoon spoke at the World Bank about his book Anatomy of Authoritarianism in the Arab Republics. A video of the talk is available.
CCAS’ Prof. Fida Adely is quoted in Christian Science Monitor for her research on women and education in the MENA.
On November 7, Prof. Fida Adely and MAAS student Haydn Welch will speak on the panel “Girls Education – Local to Global Perspectives” at Georgetown’s Center for Social Justice Education Week, which raises awareness about both the challenges and celebrations within the current field of education.
CCAS’ Marwa Daoudy speaks to Orient News TV on Syria.
As part of Georgetown’s Global Futures Initiative, CCAS Professor Marwa Daoudy discusses the need for a radically new environmental and social contract in the era of climate change.
Dr. Joseph Sassoon talks to Newsweek about the cult of personality in the 2016 presidential campaign.
Turning Away Refugees Won’t Fight Terrorism, and Might Make It Worse
CCAS Professor Dr. Marwa Daoudy discusses national identity and the peaceful coexistence of religions in pre-war Syria.
CCAS’ Dr. Rochelle Davis was interviewed by the Washington Post about the Syrian refugee crisis.